4279.0 Infectious Disease Surveillance

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 2:30 PM
This session on infectious disease surveillance covers tick-borne, food-borne, and other illnesses. Data from the CDCs Food-borne Diseases Active Surveillance Network are highlighted in one presenation Changes in the case definition for Lyme disease and influenza surveillance are also discussed.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify circulating influenza strains during influenza season in Houston, a large metropolitan city. 2. Describe the impact of the 2008 revision to the national Lyme disease case definition. 3. Identify trends of emerging infectious organisms in New Mexico (2004-2008) through FoodNet Surveillance.

2:35 PM
Enhancing Influenza surveillance with provider collaboration in Houston, Texas; 2007-2008
Olushola Adeleye, MD MPH, Salma Khuwaja, MD, MPH, DrPH, Rebecca Ardoin, MPH Candidate, Adebowale Awosika-Olumo, MD, MS, MPH, Cynthia Turner, MS, SV(ASCP), Kim Anthony, BS, Sudha Pottumarthy, MD, FRCPA, DABMM, Anthony Greisinger, PhD, Julie Markee, RN, MPH, Melanie Mouzoon, MD, Martin Chin, Mary Jane Lowrey, Hyewon Lee-Han, PhD and Ihuoma Azuike, MPH
2:50 PM
Evaluation of the impact of the 2008 revision to the national Lyme disease case definition, Pennsylvania
Tiffany L. Marchbanks, MPH, Perrianne Lurie, MD, MPH, Mria Moll, MD, FACP and Kirsten Waller, MD, MPH
3:05 PM
FoodNet Surveillance Trends in New Mexico 2004-2008
Sara Elizabeth Rcz, MPH, Sarah Khanlian, MPH and Sarah L. Lathrop, DVM, PhD
3:20 PM
Salmonella infections in New Mexico, 2004-2007
Sarah L. Lathrop, DVM, PhD, Joseph C. Bareta, MS, Kathy Angeles, MPH and Christina Ewers, MPH
3:35 PM
Active surveillance of invasive group A streptococcus and emm typing in New Mexico, 2004-2007
Kathy Angeles, MPH, Joseph C. Bareta, MS, Melanie de Boer, PhD and Joan Baumbach, MD, MS, MPH

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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