Connecticut Epidemiologist Newsletter Archive 2010-2017

 

 

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Volume 37 - 2017

Vol. 37, No. 6     December

  • Influenza Surveillance, Connecticut, 2016-2017 Season
  • Influenza Surveillance, 2017-2018 Season: Summary of Instructions for Hospitals
  • Influenza Testing Procedures During the 2017-2018 Flu Season

Vol. 37, No. 5     October

  • The Epidemiology of Rotavirus in Connecticut, January 1, 2011-December 31, 2016

Vol. 37, No. 4     August

  • Zika Virus Surveillance - Connecticut, 2016-2017

Vol. 37, No. 3     July

  • A Case of Candida auris Infection at a Connecticut Acute Care Hospital - June 2017
  • Epidemiology of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae - Connecticut, January 2014 - December 2015

Vol. 37, No. 2     May

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship in Connecticut Acute Care Hospitals: Summary of Progress Toward CDC Targets in 2015
  • Rabies Testing of Domestic and Wild Animals - Connecticut, 2016
  • Summary of Tuberculosis Cases Reported in Connecticut, 2016

Vol. 37, No. 1     January

  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings - Changes for 2017
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2017
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings - 2017
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • Important Notice Concerning Reporting Forms and Methods

Volume 36 - 2016

Vol. 36, No. 5     November

  • Investigation of Salmonellosis Among Attendees of a Pig Roast - Connecticut, 2016
  • Influenza Testing Procedures During the 2016-2017 Flu Season
  • Influenza Surveillance, 2016-2017 Season: Summary of Instructions for Hospitals

Vol. 36, No. 4     September

  • An Outbreak of Escherichia coli O121 Involving a Common Food Service Establishment, Connecticut, April - May 2016
  • Babesiosis in Neonates - Connecticut, 2015

Vol. 36, No. 3     April

  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis Laboratory Testing Practices - Connecticut, January 2014 - June 2015
  • Rabies Testing of Domestic and Wild Animals - Connecticut, 2014 - 2015
  • Modifications to Rabies Testing Requirements and Testing Hours

Vol. 36, No. 2     February

  • Changes to the Lists of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • An Outbreak of Norovirus Among Students and Staff of an Academic Institution - Connecticut, October, 2015
  • A Pilot Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Program for the Prevention of HIV - Connecticut, January - June, 2015

Vol. 36, No. 1     January (Revised)

  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings - Changes for 2016
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2016
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings - 2016
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • Important Notice Concerning Reporting Forms and Methods 

Volume 35 - 2015

Vol. 35, No. 7     December

  • West Nile Virus - Connecticut, 2015
  • Influenza Testing Procedures During the 2015-2016 Flu Season
  • An Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup Involving a Common Food Service Establishment - Connecticut, April 2015

Vol. 35, No. 6     November

  • Influenza Vaccination Coverage in Connecticut Acute-care Hospital Personnel, 2013-14 Influenza Season
  • Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Coverage in Connecticut, 2001-2010

Vol. 35, No. 5     August

  • Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis - Connecticut, 2011-2014
  • Babesiosis Surveillance - Connecticut, 2014

Vol. 35, No. 4     July

  • Changing Occurrence of Vibrio Infection, Connecticut, 1996-2014
  • Lyme Disease - Connecticut, 2014

Vol. 35, No. 3     April

  • An Outbreak of Norovirus Involving Multiple Events and a Common Food Service Establishment - Connecticut, September 2014
  • Chikungunya Virus Infections - Connecticut, 2014

Vol. 35, No. 2     March

  • Experience Using 12 Weekly Doses of Isoniazid and Rifapentine as Treatment for Latent Tuberculosis Infection - Connecticut, March 2012 - January 2015
  • Table. Summary of Tuberculosis Cases Reported in Connecticut, 2014
  • Monitoring of Travelers for Ebola Virus Disease - Connecticut, October 2014 - February 2015

Vol. 35, No. 1     January

  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings - Changes for 2015
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2015
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings - 2015
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • Important Notice Concerning Reporting Forms and Methods

Volume 34 - 2014

Vol. 34, No. 7     December

  • Investigation of a Norovirus Outbreak at a Summer Camp - Connecticut, 2014
  • A Case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome - Connecticut, 2014

Vol. 34, No. 6     November

  • Outbreak of Salmonella Associated with a Restaurant - Connecticut, May 2014
  • Connecticut's Progress in Meeting National HIV/AIDS Strategy Goals
  • Influenza Testing Procedures During the 2014-2015 Flu Season

Vol. 34, No. 5     September

  • Animal Testing for Potential Rabies Exposures Update - Connecticut, 2011-2013
  • Babesiosis Surveillance - Connecticut, 2011-2013

Vol. 34, No. 4     August

  • Outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Associated with Raw Shellfish Consumption - Connecticut, June - October 2013
  • Chikungunya Virus Infection
  • Powassan Virus Disease - an Emerging Tick-borne Illness

Vol. 34, No. 3     July

  • Human Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis - Connecticut, 2013
  • Escherichia coli O157:H7 Infections - Connecticut, 2013

Vol. 34, No. 2     June

  • West Nile Virus - Connecticut, 2000-2013
  • Dengue Among Connecticut Residents, 2011-2013

Vol. 34, No. 1     January

  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings - Changes for 2014
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2014
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings - 2014
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • Important Notice Concerning Reporting Forms and Methods

Volume 33 - 2013

Vol. 33, No. 5     December

  • DPH Influenza Testing Procedures During the 2013-2014 Flu Season
  • Influenza Surveillance - Connecticut, 2012-2013

Vol. 33, No. 4     November

  • Legionellosis in Connecticut, 2003-2012
  • Lyme Disease - Connecticut, 2012

Vol. 33, No. 3     August

  • Foodborne Illness in Connecticut, 2004-2012
  • Foodborne Disease Outbreaks - Connecticut, 2004-2012

Vol. 33, No. 2     March

  • Investigation of a Norovirus Outbreak in a Connecticut University, 2012
  • Connecticut Antimicrobial Stewardship Prevention Collaborative
  • Table. Summary of Reported Tuberculosis Cases - Connecticut, 2012

Vol. 33, No. 1     January

  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings - Changes for 2013
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2013
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings - 2013
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • Important Notice Concerning Reporting Forms and Methods

Volume 32 - 2012

Vol. 32, No. 6     September

  • Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus - Connecticut, 2000-2011
  • Infection Control Resources and Practices in Connecticut Long-Term Care Facilities, 2011

Vol. 32, No. 5     July

  • Investigation of Two Multistate Outbreaks of Salmonellosis - Connecticut, 2012
  • The Changing Epidemiology of Hepatitis A Virus Infection (HAV) in Connecticut, 2006-2011

Vol. 32, No. 4     May

  • Chronic Hepatitis B - Connecticut, 2007-2011
  • Chronic Hepatitis C - Connecticut, 2007-2011

Vol. 32, No. 3     April

  • The Impact of Automated Testing for Syphilis on Surveillance - Connecticut, 2011
  • Risk Factors for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Co-Infection, New Haven and Hartford Counties - Connecticut, 2009-2011

 Vol. 32, No. 2     March

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Outbreak Following a Rare October Snowstorm - Connecticut, 2011
  • New Options for the Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis
  • World TB Day - March 24, 2012
  • Expedited Partner Therapy
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Effectiveness Study
  • Table: Summary of Tuberculosis Cases - Connecticut, 2011

 Vol. 32, No. 1     January

  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings - Changes for 2012
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2012
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2012
  • Technical Revisions to the Laboratory Significant Findings Report form (OL-15C)
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings

Volume 31 - 2011

Vol. 31, No. 12     December

  • Carbon Monoxide Incidents Resulting From Tropical Storm Irene - Connecticut, 2011
  • Community Associated Clostridium difficile Infection in Select Towns; Laboratory-based Active Surveillance - Connecticut, 2010

Vol. 31, No. 11     November

  • DPH Influenza Testing Procedures During the 2011-2012 Flu Season
  • Pertussis - Connecticut, 2007-2010
  • Results of a Survey of Pertussis Vaccine Use at Connecticut Birth Hospitals

Vol. 31, No. 10     October

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing Practices of Tuberculosis Patients by Connecticut Health Care Providers
  • Salmonella Enteritidis Outbreak: Long Term Care Facility as Sentinel for a Community Outbreak

Vol. 31, No. 9     September

  • HIV in Connecticut - 30 Years Later

Vol. 31, No. 8     August

  • Seasonal and Pandemic 2009 H1N1 Influenza Immunization Rates Among Connecticut Hospital Health Care Personnel, 2009-2010
  • Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis - Connecticut, 2001-2010

Vol. 31, No. 7     July

  • Lyme Disease - Connecticut, 2010
  • Are Connecticut Physicians Informed About Lyme Disease? A Survey of Connecticut Physicians, 2005

Vol. 31, No. 6     June

  • Human Papillomavirus Types in Connecticut, 2008-2009
  • An Outbreak of Gastroenteritis After a Holiday Party - Connecticut, December 2010

Vol. 31, No. 5     May

  • Acute Hepatitis B, Connecticut, 2007-2010
  • Acute Hepatitis C, Connecticut, 2008-2010

Vol. 31, No. 4     April

  • Invasive Pneumococcal Disease - Connecticut, 1998-2009
  • Surveillance for Guillain-Barré Syndrome During the 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccination Campaign

Vol. 31, No. 3     March

  • World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
  • Tuberculosis Mortality in Connecticut, 2007-2009
  • Suboptimal Tuberculosis Prevention Among Nonnative Persons in Connecticut, 2005-2008
  • Table. Summary of Tuberculosis Cases Reported in Connecticut, 2010

Vol. 31, No. 2     February

  • Pandemic 2009 H1N1 Vaccination in Connecticut

Vol. 31, No. 1     January

  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings - Changes for 2011
  • List of Reportable Diseases 2011
  • List of Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings 2011
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings

Volume 30 - 2010

Vol. 30, No. 8     December

  • Pandemic Influenza - Connecticut, 2009-2010

Vol. 30, No. 7     November

  • Free Influenza Testing During the 2010-2011 Flu Season
  • Animal Testing for Potential Human Rabies Exposures - Connecticut, 2003-2008
  • Revised Request for Rabies Examination Form OL97a

Vol. 30, No. 6     September

  • Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status Among Children Hospitalized With Influenza: New Haven County - Connecticut, 2003-2010
  • Vibriosis - Connecticut, 2000-2009
  • Erratum: Vol. 30, No. 2

Vol. 30, No. 5     June

  • Impact of 2-Dose Vaccination on Varicella Epidemiology - Connecticut, 2005-2008
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome Removed from List of Reportable Diseases
  • Disease Statistics by County - Connecticut, 2009

Vol. 30, No. 4     May

  • Rabies Surveillance Update - Connecticut, 2005-2009
  • Lyme Disease - Connecticut, 2009

Vol. 30, No. 3     April

  • Mumps Outbreak - Connecticut, January-April 2010
  • Outbreak of Norovirus Gastroenteritis Associated with a Bakery - Connecticut, 2010

Vol. 30, No. 2     February

  • The Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Impact Monitoring Project (HPV-IMPACT) - Connecticut, 2008
  • Multiple-Serotype Outbreak of Salmonella Gastroenteritis at a Reception - Connecticut, 2009

Vol. 30, No. 1     January

  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings - Changes for 2010
  • List of Reportable Diseases 2010
  • List of Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings 2010
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings

 

 

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