Research and analysis

Respiratory infections: laboratory reports 2014

Monthly reports of laboratory-confirmed respiratory infections in England and Wales.


A monthly summation of infection reports made to the Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control (CIDSC), PHE Colindale, from PHE and NHS laboratories.

This report comprises six routine data tables:

  1. reports of influenza infection made to CIDSC, by week of report
  2. respiratory viral detections by any method (culture, direct immunofluorescence, PCR, four-fold rise in paired sera, single high serology titre, genomic, electron microscopy, other method, other method unknown), by week of report
  3. respiratory viral detections by age group: weeks
  4. laboratory reports of infections associated with atypical pneumonia, by week of report
  5. reports of Legionnaires’ Disease (pneumonic and non-pneumonic) cases in England and Wales, by week of report
  6. reports of Legionnaires’ Disease (pneumonic and non-pneumonic) cases by region of report in England and Wales: by week of report

These reports are published in Health Protection Report.

For earlier data, see the archive of older reports.