Research and analysis

Respiratory infections: laboratory reports 2015

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



A monthly summation of infection reports made to PHE Colindale, from PHE and NHS laboratories.

This report comprises six routine data tables:

  1. reports of influenza infection made to PHE, 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 6 February 2015
Last updated 12 January 2016 + show all updates
  1. Table 1 figures corrected.

  2. HPR 10(1) report uploaded

  3. HPR 9(43) reports uploaded

  4. HPR 9(39) report uploaded

  5. HPR 9(35) reports uploaded

  6. HPR 9(31) report upoloaded

  7. HPR 9(27) report uploaded

  8. HPR 9(23) reports uploaded

  9. HPR 9(19) reports uploaded

  10. HPR 9(15) report uploaded.

  11. HPR 9(12) data uploaded

  12. HPR 9(8) reports for weeks 6 to 9 uploaded

  13. First published.