Volume 21, Number 9—September 2015
Emerging Infections Program
Twenty Years of Active Bacterial Core Surveillance
|Organism or disease
||Should PCV13 be recommended for adults?|
|What proportion of invasive pneumococcal disease is preventable with vaccine?|
|What other strategies are available to prevent non–vaccine type disease?
||Should serogroup B vaccines be recommended for routine use in the United States?
||Are control strategies (e.g., chemoprophylaxis, vaccines) needed for non-Hib disease?
|Group B Streptococcus
||Will antimicrobial drug resistance reduce the effectiveness of intrapartum prophylaxis?|
|What will be the projected effect of vaccines on infant disease?|
|Are there interventions to reduce infant late-onset disease?
|Group A Streptococcus
||What age groups should be targeted for vaccines according to potential effect on invasive disease?
||Can modifiable risk factors for HACO MRSA be identified?|
|What are effective strategies for preventing infections outside acute-care settings?
||Does the acellular vaccine given during pregnancy effectively prevent pertussis in infants?|
|What is the effect of newly emerging Bordatella pertussis strain changes on disease epidemiology, clinical presentation, and vaccine effectiveness?
|Legionellosis||Why are rates higher among black than white persons and higher among men than women?|
|Why do rates differ by geographic area?|
*PCV13, 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine; Hib, H. influenzae type b; HACO, health care–associated community onset; MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
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