Incidence

Salmonella in the Caribbean

Focus on laboratory-based surveillance of Salmonella in Trinidad and Tobago in 1998–1999, leading to a case-control study of risk factors for salmonellosis, and to control measures.

 

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Investigation: 
Other
Country: 
Trinidad and Tobago
Year: 
2004
Author (s): 

Jeanette Stehr-Green

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Evaluation of the Tuberculosis Surveillance System in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, 2005-2007

Introduction. Tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic infectious disease and Manaus reports the 4th highest incidence among Brazilian capitals. Objective. Evaluate the surveillance system for TB of Manaus (SVTB) between 2005-2007. Method. We used the CDC Guidelines for Surveillance System Evaluation to describe the system and evaluate its attributes and utility. The analysis used the Notifiable Diseases Information System (SINAN), Mortality Information System and Respiratory Symptoms Registry (LSR) of 78 health units (HU), and a questionnaire applied to SVTB managers and staff in 71 HU. Results.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Amanda Priscila de Santana Cabral*, Gisele Oliveira**, Stefano Codenotti**, Jair dos Santos Pinheiro***, Agla?r Alves da N_brega*. *Brazilian Field Epidemiology Training Program (Episus)/ Center for Strategic Information and Response in Health Surveil

Presenter (s): 
Ms. Amanda Cabral
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