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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 Public Health England (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.