Streptococcal Disease, Invasive Group B

Streptococcal Disease, Invasive Group B Reporting Guidelines Within 1 week to local health department Protocol Streptococcus Group B Protocol Current Case Definition IDEP Case Definition Required Forms WVEDSS Invasive Bacterial Disease (Streptococcus Group B) Case Report Invasive Bacterial Disease (Streptococcus Group B) Case Report PDF General Information WV Office of Laboratory…

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Healthcare Associated Infections

ealthcare associated infections cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars every year. The West Virginia Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Plan was created with the assistance of our multidisciplinary advisory group. The plan was created as a roadmap to prevent HAI’s in West Virginia. West Virginia Healthcare Associated Infections Plan     West Virginia Healthcare…

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Influenza Surveillance Data 2009- 2010

Statewide Temporal Trend of Influenza-Like Illness by MMWR Week (2006-07, 2007-08,2008-09, 2009-10 Seasons) The figure below displays the number of influenza-like illness (ILI) cases reported during the 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 influenza seasons.  ILI is defined as fever > 100˚ F AND cough and/ or sore throat without another identified cause.  ILI can be caused…

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Influenza

 Reporting Guidelines Influenza-like Illness: Within 1 week to local health department (Numerical totals only) Influenza-associated pediatric mortality: (age <18 years): Within 1 week to local health department Positive laboratory results for influenza: by type and subtype, as available (RT-PCR, immunoflourescence, or culture only) in aggregate weekly to IDE via fax (304)-558-8736…

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