New Leptospirosis indicator released

Posted on 21/03/2019 by Rosemary Mwipiko

We have recently released a new indicator on leptospirosis notifications. Leptospirosis is a serious bacterial infection that animals can pass to people, including animals such as possums, rats, mice and livestock.

In 2016, there were 79 leptospirosis notifications in New Zealand. Provisional data from 2017 showed a large increase to 142 notifications Read more or download the factsheet