Streptococcal Disease, Invasive Group B

West Virginia Bureau for Public Health gives you an explanation for how to distinguish the Descriptive and Analytic Epidemiology. Descriptive studies The descriptive epidemiological study aims to describe the health status of a population by quantifying the importance of health problems. Its objective is to measure, in a population over a period, the frequency of a pathology, the number of new cases of this pathology or the number of deaths related to the pathology (it is called mortality). 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…

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Meningococcal Disease, Invasive

Reporting Guidelines: Within 24 hours to local health department Protocol: West Virginia IDEP Protocol Current Case Definition: CDC Case Definition Required Forms: WVEDSS WVEDSS Invasive Bacterial Disease – Neisseria meningitidis Case Report General Information: Provider Information Public Information WV Office of Laboratory Services Transport Guidelines for Fastidious Organisms MCV4 Vaccine failure and AST Letter Surveillance Data: West Virginia Meningococcal Disease, Invasive surveillance data from 1997-2006 Meningococcal Disease, Invasive, by Age Group 1995-2005 Meningococcal Disease, Invasive, by Month of Onset 1995-2005 Meningococcal Disease, Invasive, by Year of Onset 1995-2005 Meningococcal Disease, Invasive, by Serogroup and Year of Onset 2000-05 Other Links: National Foundation for Infectious Disease Guillain-Barre Syndrome Among Adolescents Who Received Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine, Fact Sheet for Healthcare Professionals Guillain-Barre…

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