Surveillance for E. coli O157:H7-- Information for Action

Focuses on whether E. coli O157:H7 should be added to Oregon's reportable disease list, and the difficulties in dealing with an outbreak apparently linked to raw milk, 1993.

 

Objectives:

  • Discuss the process and criteria for placing a disease or condition on a state or national notifiable disease list;
  • List the categories of information that should be included in a surveillance instrument;
  • Summarize and interpret surveillance data;
  • Recognize difficulties in balancing public health concerns with consumer and industry considerations in emerging issues.
Investigation: 
Other
Country: 
United States
Year: 
1994
Author (s): 

Julie Crom and Richard Dicker

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