Summary

These reports provide a weekly summary of communicable diseases notifications, investigations and issues in NSW.

These reports include a summary of notifiable infections for the week as reported to NSW public health units by medical practitioners, hospitals and pathology laboratories.

Week/Date starting  ​ ​  Topics
​​ 15/2018
8 April 2018
  • Legionellosis – five new cases and a cluster investigation in the Macquarie Fields area
  • Gonorrhoea – two multi-drug resistant cases detected in Australia
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in  NSW
​ 14/2018
1 April 2018
  • ​Measles - one new case in a returned traveller
  • Hepatitis A - two new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in  NSW
 13/2013/2018
25 March 2018

 

  • Q fever – one new case
  • Invasive meningococcal disease – three new cases 
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
12/2018
18 March 2018
  • Measles – one new case in an infant too young for routine vaccination 
  • Hepatitis A - Four cases this week
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​ 11/2018
11 March 2018
  • Measles – one new case and potential NSW exposures to a Victorian case 
  • Tuberculosis - World Tuberculosis Day is on March 24
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​​​​​10/2018
4 March 2018
  • STEC infection and haemolytic uremic syndrome – one new case, and potential NSW exposures to a Victorian case
  • NSW STI Strategy 2016-2020: January to June 2017 – data update 
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​​​​​ 09/2018
25 February 2018
  • Legionellosis – three new cases
  • HIV – early stage infections decreasing
  • Listeriosis – one new case
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​​​​ 08/2018
18 February 2018
  • Listeriosis – one new case and outbreak investigation
  • Invasive meningococcal disease – two new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​​​ 07/2018
11 February 2018
  • Hepatitis A – three new cases
  • Hepatitis C – one case of re-infection
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​​ 06/2018
4 February 2018
  • Listeriosis – three new cases
  • Legionellosis – four new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​ 05/2018
28 January 2018
  • ​Diphtheria – new toxigenic, cutaneous case
  • Typhoid and paratyphoid fever – outbreak of mumps amongst a rugby league team
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​ 04/2018
21 January 2018 
  • ​Gonorrhoea – high number of notifications
  • Mumps – 4 new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 03/​2018​
14 January 2018
  • Hepatitis A – four new cases
  • Cryptosporidiosis – increased notifications
  • Influenza – increase in inter-seasonal activity
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​ 0​2/​2018​
7 January 2018
  • Invasive meningococcal disease – two new cases
  • Listeriosis – two new cases
  • Dengue – ten new cases from Samoa
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 0​1/​2018​
31 December 2017
  • Shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli – two new cases
  • Hepatitis A – two new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW

Past communicable diseases weekly reports

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File Size: 264 kb
Type: Report
Date of Publication: 20 April 2018
SHPN: (HP NSW) 180001