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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.

Published 1 August 2014
Last updated 26 January 2015 + show all updates
  1. Reports for weeks 49 to 52 (2014) and week 1 (2015) added
  2. Reports for weeks 45 to 48 added
  3. HPR 8(42) reports added
  4. HPR 8(38) report uploaded
  5. Added reports for weeks 31 to 35.
  6. First published.