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Connecticut Epidemiologist Newsletter Archive 2020 - 2023

Past Volumes 40- 43


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Volume 43 - 2023

Vol 43, No 8 November

  • First Known Outbreak of E. Coli (ETEC) in Connecticut, May 2022
  • Not Just for Travelers: ETEC in Connecticut, 2019—2022

Vol 43, No 7 October Supplemental Issue

  • Adding ‘Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Hospitalizations and Deaths’ to the List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions

Vol 43, No 6 September

  • School Norovirus Outbreak in Connecticut, 2023
  • The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Invasive Group A Streptococcus Incidence in Connecticut  

Vol 43, No 5 July

  • Potential Impact of Higher Valency Conjugate Vaccines on Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Connecticut
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination Birth Dose Administrations by Hospital or Birthing Facility ­­– CT 2022

Vol 43, No 4 May

  • Active Tuberculosis Disease: 2022 Connecticut Case Updates and Trends
  • Mpox in Connecticut, 2022

Vol 43, No 3 May Supplemental Issue

  • Updated Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Significant Findings Changes for 2023

Vol 43, No 2 March

  • Nontyphoidal Salmonella infections in CT — Decreasing antibiotic susceptibility and increasing antibiotic use
  • Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)— Connecticut, April  April 2020 – December 2022 

Vol 43, No 1 January

  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings Changes for 2023
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions and Persons Required to Report—2023
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings and Persons Required to Report—2023

Volume 42 - 2022

Vol 42, No 3  July

  • Changes to the List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and the List of Reportable Laboratory Findings

Vol 42, No. 2  May

  • Norovirus Outbreak at a Food Service Establishment, Connecticut, 2021
  • An Outbreak of Clostridium Perfringens Associated with a Connecticut Healthcare Facility, May 2021

Vol 42, No. 1  January

  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings for 2022
  • Fast Track Initiative 
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions and Persons Required to Report—2022
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings and Persons Required to Report—2022

Volume 41 - 2021

Vol 41, No. 6  December

  • Hepatitis A  Surveillance in Connecticut 2015-2019
  • Provider perceptions of decreases in cervical cancer screening and follow-up during the COVID-19 pandemic, March-October 2020

Vol 41, No. 5   August 

  • Salmonellosis in Connecticut, 2020
  • Babesiosis Surveillance-Connecticut, 2015–2019

Vol 41, No. 4   July 

  • Vibrio vulnificus Wound Infections - Connecticut, 2020
  • Animal Rabies Testing-Connecticut, 2017-2020

Vol. 41, No. 3   June 

  • Human Arboviral Disease Awareness for the 2021 Season in Connecticut

Vol. 41, No. 2   February

  • COVID-19 Outbreak Among Farm Workers at a Migrant Worker Camp―Connecticut, August 2020
  • Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis―Connecticut, 2014–2019

Vol. 41, No. 1 January 

  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings Changes for 2021
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions and Persons Required to Report—2021
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings and Persons Required to Report—2021
Volume 40 - 2020
Vol. 40, No. 5     December
  • Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Cases Among Connecticut Residents, April-September, 2020
  • Preparing Hospitals and Laboratories for the Upcoming Dual Influenza/COVID-19 Pandemic Season, 2020-2021

Vol. 40, No. 4     July

  • Change to the List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions
  • Race/ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Hospitalizations Stronger Than Socioeconomic Ones During Stay Safe, Stay Home, New Haven and Middlesex Counties, March 1–May 8, 2020

Vol. 40, No. 3     April

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis Outbreak, Connecticut, 2019
  • Trends in Cyclosporiasis Infection in Connecticut, 1997–2019

Vol. 40, No. 2     February

  • Change to the List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions
  • An Outbreak of Sapovirus Associated With the Consumption of Raw Oysters
  • Hepatitis A Case Investigation - Connecticut, 2018

Vol. 40, No. 1     January

  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings - Changes for 2020
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2020
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings - 2020
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings

 

This page last updated 07/11/2023.