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Connecticut Epidemiologist Newsletter Archive 1982-1989

 

 

Past Volumes 1 - 9

 

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1989     1988     1987     1986     1985     1984     1983     1982

 

 

Volume 9 - 1989 

 

Vol. 9, No. 7     November 1989

  • Routine Revaccination with MMR Vaccine
  • Influenza Testing
  • Discontinuation of Phage Typing
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, Year-to-Date, 1988-1989
  • Conference Announcement AIDS/HIV

Vol. 9, No. 6     October 1989

  • Measles and Rubella College Immunization Requirements
  • Guidelines for 1989-90 Influenza Vaccine Use
  • Malaria Prevention Information System
  • Experimental Therapies for HIV Disease
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, Year-to-Date, 1988-1989

Vol. 9, No. 5     August 1989

  • Babesiosis
  • Lyme Disease Issue-Connecticut Medicine
  • Lyme Disease Surveillance
  • Insect Repellants Use With Caution
  • Staff Assignments
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, Year-to-Date, 1988-1989

Vol. 9, No. 4     July 1989

  • Syphilis Resurgence
  • Diagnosis of Syphilis in HIV-infected Patients

Vol. 9, No. 3     May 1989

  • Lyme Disease-Connecticut 1988
  • Reinfection with Borrelia burgdorferi
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, 1988-1989

Vol. 9, No. 2     March 1989

  • Pregnancy and Lyme Disease
  • Rabies in Connecticut-1988
  • Laboratory Testing for Rabies

Vol. 9, No. 1     February 1989

  • Wanted: Physician Writers-Connecticut Medicine
  • Influenza Update
  • Control of Influenza in Nursing Homes Including Use of Amantadine
  • Salmonella Infections, Hospitals and Long Term Care Facilities

Volume 8 - 1988 

 

Vol. 8, No. 4     September 1988

  • Lyme Disease Surveillance
  • Hepatitis B Testing and Pregnancy
  • Acute Rheumatic Fever in Connecticut
  • Communicable Diseases Reported Connecticut Weeks 1-36, Through September 9, 1988

Vol. 8, No. 3     August 1988

  • Enhanced Inactivated Polio Vaccine
  • Recommended Immunization Schedule - 15 Month Olds
  • Influenza Vaccine 1988-89
  • Title XXI of the Public Health Service Act National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act: Requirements for Permanent Vaccination Records and for Reporting of Selected Events After Vaccination
  • Febrile Rash Illness - New Jersey
  • It's Hot, So Keep it Cool (Vaccine, That is)

Vol. 8, No. 2     May 1988

  • Henoch-Schonlein Purpura
  • Penicillin-Resistant N. Gonnorrhoeae Treatment Advisory
  • Staff Assignments
  • Communicable Disease Reported, Connecticut, Weeks 1-18, Through May 6, 1988

Vol. 8, No. 1     February 1988

  • Lyme Disease-Connecticut
  • Pediatric AIDS Projections
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, 1986, 1987

Volume 7 - 1987 

 

Vol. 7, No. 7      December 1987

  • Syphilis Increase
  • AIDS Update
  • Human rabies Despite Treatment With Rabies Immune Globulin and Human Diploid Cell Rabies Vaccine-Thailand

Vol. 7, No. 6     November 1987

  • AIDS Update
  • Giardiasis in Connecticut
  • Waterborne Outbreak of Giardiasis: Danbury
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Week 1-44, Through November 6, 1987

Vol. 7, No. 5     October 1987

  • Influenza Update
  • Influenza Testing
  • Shigella Update
  • AIDS Update: State Supported Counseling & Testing Sites
  • Staff Assignments
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Week 1-36, Through September 11, 1987

Vol. 7, No. 4     August 1987

  • Public Health Service Guidelines for Counseling and Antibody Testing to Prevent HIV Infection and AIDS
  • Staff Assignments
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Week 1-30, Through July 31, 1987

Vol. 7, No. 3     June 1987

  • Measles Update
  • Salmonella Update
  • The Public Health Follow-Up of Reported Cases of Salmonellosis & Shigellosis
  • Release of Botulism Antitoxin
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Weeks 1-21, Through May 29, 1987

Vol. 7, No. 2     March 1987

  • Tuberculosis and AIDS - Connecticut
  • Diagnosis and Management of Mycobacterial Infection and Disease in Persons With Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
  • AIDS Statistics

Vol. 7, No. 1     January 1987

  • Hepatitis A in Connecticut
  • Hepatitis A in Patrons of a Restaurant
  • New Staff Assignments
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, 1985, 1986

NOTE: in 1987, the Volume number was changed to match the last number of the year of publication, therefore, there is no Volume 6.

 

Volume 5 - 1986 

 

Vol. 5, No. 3     August 1986

  • Cases of HIB Disease Following Vaccination
  • Influenza and Laboratory Testing
  • Monovalent Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine, 1986-1987
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Weeks 1-35, Through August 29, 1986

Vol. 5, No. 2     May 1986

  • FDA Alert: Listeriosis and Cheese
  • AIDS and IV Drug Users: The Importance of Prevention
  • Measles in Connecticut-1985
  • Hepatitis B Screening of High Risk Pregnant Woman and Subsequent Vaccination of Newborns
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Weeks 1-20, Through May 16, 1986

Vol. 5, No. 1     February 1986

  • Summary of Studies Demonstrating Lack of HTLV-III Virus Transmission to Family Members and Health-care Setting Contacts of HTLV-III Infected Persons
  • Infrequency of HTLV-III Isolation From Saliva
  • Efficacy of Influenza Vaccine in Three Connecticut Nursing Homes
  • Announcement-STD Symposium
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, 1984, 1985

Volume 4 - 1985

 

Vol. 4, No. 5

  • Issues in Environmental Health Indoor Air Pollution
  • Cigarette Smoking: The Bottom Line
  • AIDS Update-Preventing Transmission of HTLV-III/LAV: Sterilization, Disinfection, Housekeeping, and Waste Disposal
  • Communicable Disease Reported, Connecticut, Weeks 1-50, Through December 13, 1985

Vol. 4, No. 4

  • AIDS Update-Connecticut New AIDS Program
  • Availability of HTLV-III Testing
  • AIDS Statistics
  • Sources of AIDS Information
  • ALERT: Penicillinase Producing N. gonorrhoeae
  • New Staff Assignments in Epidemiology
  • Communicable Disease Reported, Connecticut, Weeks 1-43, Through October 25, 1985

Vol. 4, No. 3

  • Public Health Service Blood Screening Recommendations

Vol. 4, No. 2

  • Detection of Elevated Levels of Coliform Bacteria in a Public Water Supply-Connecticut
  • Epidemiology Section Directory
  • Reported Morbidity for Selected Notifiable Diseases, Connecticut, 1982, 1983, 1984
  • Immunization News

Vol. 4, No. 1

  • Hepatitis B Fatality in a Laboratory Worker
  • Refugees, Hepatitis B Immunization, and Reimbursement
  • Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine Shortage 

Volume 3 - 1984

 

Vol. 3, No. 5

  • Lyme Disease in Connecticut-Preliminary Findings
  • Delta Hepatitis
  • AIDS Update
  • Children With AIDS or Underlying Immune Deficiency Attributed to LAV Attending Public School Health/Infection Control Issues
  • Reported Morbidity-November, 1984

Vol. 3, No. 4

  • Swimmer's Itch and Other Joys of Summer
  • AIDS Update
  • Reported Morbidity - June, 1984
  • New Staff Assignments in Epidemiology

Vol. 3, No. 3

  • Update-Lyme Disease
  • Chest X-ray Criteria Statement
  • Protecting the Health of International Travelers
  • Reported Morbidity - May, 1984
  • AIDS Cases per Million Population, by Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA) of Residence, Reported from Jun 1, 1981 to June 18, 1984 United States

Vol. 3, No. 2

  • AIDS Update
  • A Symposium of Infectious Diseases in Day Care: Management and Prevention
  • Reported Morbidity - March, 1984

Vol. 3, No. 1

  • Health Effects of Exposure to Unvented Kerosene Heater Emissions
  • Confirmed AIDS Cases in Connecticut, as of January 24, 1984
  • Reported Morbidity - December, 1983
  • State to Discontinue Provision of Gamma Globulin

Volume 2 - 1983

Vol. 2, No. 10

  • AIDS Update
  • Enteroviral Activity Summery 1983
  • Reported Morbidity - October, 1983

Vol. 2, No. 9

  • Lyme Disease - A Triumph for Science
  • Reported Morbidity - September, 1983
  • Welcome Aboard

Vol. 2, No. 8     August

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis - 1983
  • AIDS - Update
  • Reported Morbidity - July, 1983
  • ERRATA

Vol. 2, No. 7     July

  • AIDS Update
  • Influenza Vaccines, 1983-1984
  • Gone Fishing
  • Reported Morbidity - June, 1983
  • Tuberculosis, 1983

Vol. 2, No. 6     June

  • Legionnaires' Disease: What Have We Learned?
  • Reported Morbidity - May, 1983
  • AIDS Update

Vol. 2, No. 5     May

  • Update on Hemorrhagic Colitis
  • The Safety of Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Reported Morbidity - April, 1983

Vol. 2, No. 4     April

  • General Recommendations on Immunization
  • Reported Morbidity - March, 1983

Vol. 2, No. 3     March

  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Reported Morbidity - February, 1983
  • Update: Influenza Activity - Unites States, Connecticut

Vol. 2, No. 2     February

  • 1982 In Review
  • Reported Morbidity - January, 1983

Vol. 2, No. 1     January

  • Haemophilus Influenzae Disease: Prevention of Secondary Cases
  • ERRATA
  • Reported Morbidity - December, 1982
  • Refugee Health Program
  • Herpes Symposium Planned

Volume 1 - 1982

Vol. 1, Nos. 3&4

  • Rabies Prevention in Connecticut
  • Reported Morbidity - November, 1982

Vol. 1, No. 2

  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Reported Morbidity - September, 1982
  • Scombroid Associated With Bluefish
  • Child Auto Safety Law Takes Effect

Vol. 1, No. 1     September

  • Shigellosis Connecticut 1981-82
  • Preventable Diseases Division Directory
  • New Epidemiology Publication

 

 

 

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