Brucellosis

Risk factors for human brucellosis in an urban setting—Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, 2011

Background: Human brucellosis is a serious disease that can result in disabling complications. Between 2006 and 2010, the annual number of reported cases in Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan increased from 57 to 188 (rate 21/100,000). We conducted a prospective population-based case-control study to identify risk factors for brucellosis.

Year: 
2011
Author (s): 
Kalysbubu Nogoibaeva, State Department of Sanitary and Epidemiologic Surveillance, Ministry of Health, Kyrgyz Republic

 

Presenter (s): 
Kalysbubu Nogoibaeva
Conference: 
EIS International Night 2012

Brucellosis in Kyrgyzstan

Examination of the brucellosis public health surveillance system and analysis of data from that system.

 

Objectives:

  • Describe the key principles of public health surveillance,
  • Describe criteria for including a disease in a national surveillance system,
  • Describe the data flow of a surveillance system,
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of disease’s case definition,
  • Summarize and interpret surveillance data,
  • Define incidence and prevalence of a disease and calculate the incidence rate.
Investigation: 
Other
Country: 
Kyrgyzstan
Year: 
2005
Author (s): 

Julia Ershova

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