Canal C
Wednesday, May 12, 2004: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

C10: Pertussis 1: Challenges and Burden of Outbreaks in Health Care Settings

Pertussis outbreaks in health care settings have consequent economic implications. In this session, speakers will share experiences gained from addressing transmission of pertussis in health care settings and the implications for control.
Learning Objectives: After attending this workshop, participants should be able to identify the sources of infection and risks for transmission of pertussis in health care settings.

Moderators:Tejpratap Tiwari
F. Brian Pascual
11:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
11:15 AMPertussis Transmission in Health Care Facilities
Charla A. DeBolt, Jeffrey S. Duchin
11:30 AMNosocomial Pertussis in a Neonatal Care Unit (NCU)
Kristina A. Bryant, Kraig Humbaugh, Judith Wright, Kyle Brothers, F. Brian Pascual, John Moran, Trudy Murphy
11:45 AMPresentation Angela Calugar
12:00 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC