4 March 2014
Last updated: 4 March 2014
Infection Archives: | CDR Weekly
Surveillance data for group A streptococcal (Streptococcus pyogenes; GAS) infections are indicating higher levels of scarlet fever incidence so far this season (2013/14) than seen in recent years.
Increased levels of invasive and non-invasive GAS infection typically occur between December and April, with peak season usually in March/April.
An update on the current seasonal activity is presented in this report, which can be downloaded using the link below.
Routine microbiological and epidemiological data and reports are published in Health Protection Report on a monthly basis and are archived under the nine thematic headings below. All published articles and data, starting with HPR 1(1), 5 January 2007 can be accessed via the links below:
Archive listings for each of the above sections back to 2001, can be found on the predecessor publication.
Note: Syndromic Surveillance does not have a content archive: reports are updated on a weekly basis.