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Infectious Disease Surveillance
edited by Nkuchia M. M'ikanatha

Infectious Disease Surveillance covers many major disease surveillance systems, drawing on the experiences of leading experts from around the world.

Topics covered:

  • Offers perspectives on best practices through examples of a wide variety of surveillance systems from around the globe
  • Acts as a starting point for design of new surveillance systems
  • Serves as an easy reference for key information

Infectious Disease Surveillance also covers the use of modern technologies to track infectious diseases, including molecular epidemiologic techniques and electronic means for data collection and distribution.

Infectious Disease Surveillance concludes with a review of historical lessons learned from the application of surveillance in disease control—for smallpox in the 1970s and for severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2003.

Contents

  1. Infectious Disease Surveillance: A Cornerstone for Prevention and Control
  2. Infectious Disease Surveillance and the International Health Regulations
  3. Active, Population-Based Surveillance for Infectious Diseases
  4. Surveillance for Antimicrobial-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae
  5. Surveillance for Foodborne Diseases
  6. Supranational Surveillance in the European Union
  7. Surveillance for Antimicrobial Resistance among Foodborne Bacteria: The US Approach
  8. Surveillance for Zoonotic Diseases
  9. Surveillance for Vector-Borne Diseases
  10. Surveillance for Agents of Bioterrorism in the United States
  11. Surveillance for Unexplained Infectious Disease-Related Deaths
  12. Surveillance for Tuberculosis in Europe
  13. Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated Infections
  14. Surveillance for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the Community
  15. Surveillance for Viral Hepatitis
  16. Surveillance for HIV/AIDS in the United States
  17. Surveillance for Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  18. Vaccine Preventable Diseases
  19. Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza Surveillance.
  20. Communicable Disease Surveillance in Complex Emergencies

Use of Electronic and Web-Based Means in Infectious Disease Surveillance

  1. Use of the World Wide Web to Enhance Infectious Disease Surveillance
  2. The Netherlands’ Infectious Diseases Surveillance Information System (ISIS)
  3. The Global Public Health Intelligence Network
  4. National Notifiable Disease Surveillance in Egypt
  5. Electronic Reporting in Infectious Disease Surveillance
  6. Implementing Syndromic Surveillance Systems in the Climate of Bioterrorism

Methods for Surveillance Data Analysis Communication, and Evaluation

  1. Software Applications for Analysis of Surveillance Data
  2. Analysis and Interpretation of Reportable Infectious Disease Data
  3. Analysis and Interpretation of Case-Based HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data
  4. Use of Molecular Epidemiology in Infectious Disease Surveillance
  5. Use of Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing for Infectious Disease Surveillance
  6. Communication of Information about Surveillance
  7. Evaluation of Surveillance Systems for Early Epidemic Detection

Law, Ethics, Training, and Partnership in Infectious Disease Surveillance

  1. Ethics and the Conduct of Public Health Surveillance
  2. Legal Considerations in Surveillance, Isolation, and Quarantine
  3. Training in Applied Epidemiology and Infectious Disease Surveillance: Contributions of the Epidemic Intelligence Service
  4. New York State International Training Program for Fogarty Fellows
  5. Public–Private Partnerships in Infectious Disease Surveillance

Conclusions

  1. Lessons Learned from Smallpox Eradication and Severe Acute Respiratory
  2. Future Directions in Infectious Disease Surveillance

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Infectious Disease Surveillance
edited by Nkuchia M. M'ikanatha
2007 • 538 pages • $178.95 + shipping
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