Volume 9, Number 7—July 2003
Disease Surveillance and the Academic, Clinical, and Public Health Communities
|Projects||Type of surveillance||Focus|
|Active Bacterial Core Surveillance||Active, laboratory-based||Invasive disease (isolated from a normally sterile site such as blood or cerebrospinal fluid) caused by group A streptococcus, group B streptococcus, Haemophilus influenzae, Neisseria meningitidis, and Streptococcus pneumoniae|
|FoodNet/Foodborne Disease Active Surveillance||Active, laboratory-based||Disease (first isolation from a person) caused by Campylobacter, Listeria, Salmonella, Shigella, Yersinia, Vibrio, Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli, including O157:H7, Cryptosporidium, and Cyclospora|
aIntended to generate reliable estimates of the incidence of certain infections and provide the foundation for a variety of epidemiologic studies to explore risk factors, disease spectrum, and prevention strategies.