L5 The Cycle of Pneumococcal Disease Prevention: Surveillance, Vaccine Impact, and Policy Development

Thursday, March 31, 2011: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Presenters in this workshop will discuss different surveillance systems used to monitor pneumococcal disease. The use of surveillance data to evaluate the impact of vaccine introduction on the epidemiology of pneumococcal disease and to inform pneumococcal vaccination policy decisions will be discussed.
Tamara Pilishvili

10:30 AM
Using Surveillance Data to Evaluate the Impact of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: Opportunities and Pitfalls
Ruth Link-Gelles, MPH, Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
10:50 AM
Serotype 10A In Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance In New Jersey, April September 2009
Samantha Pitts, MD, MPH, CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellow, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists; Cindy Gross, MT, SM, (ASCP); Sarmila DasGupta, PhD; Nelson Delgado, PhD, D(ABMM), RBP; Corey Robertson, MD, MPH; Christina Tan, MD, MPH; Lisa McHugh, MPH
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