Future priorities for Active Bacterial Core surveillance (ABCs) project
||Define invasive group A Streptococcus clusters.
||Determine effectiveness of screening vs. risk-based prevention strategies for perinatal group B streptococcal disease.
||Determine feasibility of eliminating invasive disease caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b.
||Quantify culture-negative, polymerase chain reaction-positive meningitis.
||Measure direct and indirect effects of introducing a seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.