Active Bacterial Core Surveillance of the Emerging Infections Program Network
Anne Schuchat* , Tami Hilger*, Elizabeth Zell*, Monica M. Farley†, Arthur Reingold‡, Lee Harrison§, Lewis Lefkowitz¶, Richard Danila**, Karen Stefonek††, Nancy Barrett‡‡, Dale Morse§§, Robert Pinner*, and for the Active Bacterial Core Surveillance Team of the Emerging Infections Program Network
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Georgia Emerging Infection Program (Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, Emory University School of Medicine, and the Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center) Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡California Department of Health Services and UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, California, USA; §Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; ¶Tennessee Department of Health and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; **Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA; ††Oregon Department of Human Resources, Portland, Oregon, USA; ‡‡Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; §§New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA
Figure 1. States included in Active Bacterial Core surveillance in 1999 (shaded). Surveillance for all pathogens was conducted statewide in Connecticut but in selected counties only for some or all pathogens in the other states.
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