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

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

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