E3 Case Data Matter: National Surveillance Indicators, Pertussis in Texas, and Tetanus in the U.S.

This workshop will focus on surveillance and how it can guide immunization efforts. Presenters will discuss the use of surveillance indicators for vaccine-preventable diseases and will present updated results of surveillance for pertussis and tetanus.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Regency Ballroom VII
Sandra Roush and Jill Taylor
2:05 PM
Tetanus Surveillance and Epidemiology in the United States, 2001-2008
Cynthia Thomas, DVM, MPH, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Tejpratap Tiwari, MD; Thomas A. Clark, MD, MPH
2:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:20 PM
Pertussis Trends in Texas, 2005-2009
Rachel Wiseman, MPH, VPD Epidemiologist, Texas Department of State Health Services; Lucille Palenapa, MS; Rita Espinoza, MPH
2:35 PM
Using Surveillance Indicators for Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (VPDs): National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS), 2000-2009
Sandra Roush, MT, MPH, Surveillance Officer, CDC; Linda Baldy, MPH; Susan B. Redd; Al Barskey, MPH
2:50 PM
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