Virological Surveillance

Monday 8th August 2022

Virological Surveillance

ESR public health virology laboratory collates, analyses and reports all year round laboratory-based virological surveillance with public health importance from virology laboratories of Auckland, Waikato, Christchurch and Dunedin Hospitals, Microbiology Laboratory of Wellington Hospital and the public health virology laboratory of ESR:

Most of the data from this surveillance up till 2002 were published in the former ESR publication Lablink.  Data from 2004 will be routinely published on this website.

Virology Reports

Influenza Intelligence Reports – 2018 and after

Influenza Annual Report

Influenza Surveillance Summary

Influenza Vaccine Recommendations

Influenza Weekly Update

Virology Annual Report

Virology Quarterly Report

Virology Weekly Report

Update: The Weekly Virology Report is on hold until further notice.

Information about respiratory virus surveillance can be found here:
Other virus surveillance updates are here:


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