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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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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:

Investigation: 
Other
Country: 
United States
Year: 
1994
Author (s): 

Julie Crom and Richard Dicker

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