ASM LabCap's contributions to disease surveillance and the International Health Regulations (2005)
- Effect of Electronic Laboratory Reporting on the Burden of Lyme Disease Surveillance -- New Jersey, 2001-2006. McHugh, L. A.; Semple, S.; Sorhage, F. E.; Tan, C. G. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/18/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p42
The article discusses an investigation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the effects of electronic laboratory reporting on the burden of Lyme disease (LD) surveillance. The investigation learned that the total annual number of LD reports increased nearly five times...
- Assessment of core capacities for the International Health Regulations (IHR) - Uganda, 2009. Wamala, Joseph F.; Okot, Charles; Makumbi, Issa; Natseri, Nasan; Kisakye, Annet; Nanyunja2,, Miriam; Bakamutumaho, Barnabas; Lutwama, Julius J.; Sreedharan, Rajesh; Jun Xing; Gaturuku, Peter; Aisu, Thomas; Da Silveira, Fernando; Chungong, Stella // BMC Public Health;Jan2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 10, p1
Background Uganda is currently implementing the International Health Regulations (IHR) within the context of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR). The IHR(2005) require countries to assess the ability of their national structures, capacities, and resources to meet the...
- The State Public Health Laboratory System. Inhorn, Stanley L.; Astles, J. Rex; Gradus, Stephen; Malmberg, Veronica; Snippes, Paula M.; Wilcke Jr., Burton W.; White, Vanessa A. // Public Health Reports;May/Jun2010 Supplement 2, Vol. 125, p4
This article describes the development since 2000 of the State Public Health Laboratory System in the United States. These state systems collectively are related to several other recent public health laboratory (PHL) initiatives. The first is the Core Functions and Capabilities of State Public...
- Preliminary FoodNet Data on the Incidence of Infection with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food -- Selected Sites, United States, 2003. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/30/2004 Supplement, Vol. 53 Issue 16, p338
Provides information on the surveillance for laboratory diagnosed cases of several bacteria causing foodborne illnesses conducted by the Emerging Infections Program Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control in 2003. Total number of...
- Updated Guidelines for Evaluating Public Health Surveillance Systems. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/17/2001 Supplement, Vol. 50 Issue 32, p1
Provides guidelines for evaluating public health surveillance systems. Importance of data from public health surveillance systems; Purpose of evaluating public health surveillance systems; Information on the Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health of the United States Centers for...
- Integrated Disease Investigations and Surveillance planning: a systems approach to strengthening national surveillance and detection of events of public health importance in support of the International Health Regulations. Taboy, Celine H.; Chapman, Will; Albetkova, Adilya; Kennedy, Sarah; Rayfield, Mark A. // BMC Public Health;Jan2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 10, p1
The international community continues to define common strategic themes of actions to improve global partnership and international collaborations in order to protect our populations. The International Health Regulations (IHR) offer one of these strategic themes whereby World Health...
- State and territorial epidemiologists and laboratory... // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/25/96 Supplement SS-5, Vol. 45, p67
Presents a list of state and territorial epidemiologists and laboratory directors who contributed to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Surveillance Summaries.
- CDC using design-build to replace laboratories. // Design-Build;Dec2001, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p9
Provides information on the construction contract of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to replace laboratories in Atlanta, Georgia. Size of the project; Cost of the project; Contracting method employed by CDC.
- Directory of Federal Labs. // Wyoming Business Report;Dec2014, Vol. 15 Issue 10, Special section p22
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