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Active Bacterial Core surveillance (ABCs)

Methodology

Objectives
Determine the incidence and epidemiologic characteristics of invasive disease due to ABCs pathogens...

Surveillance Population
The total population of ABCs is approximately 42 million. However, most areas restrict the population further for certain pathogens to insure complete reporting and good audit data...

Case Definition & Ascertainment
ABCs case finding is both active and laboratory-based. To be considered a case for this surveillance system, a case definition must be met...

Data Collection & Forms
ABCs case report, neonatal sepsis surveillance, neonatal infection expanded tracking, invasive MRSA case report...

Laboratory Characterization
Laboratory characterization information for each ABCs pathogen...

Surveillance Evaluation
To ensure that all cases of diseases under surveillance are being reported, audits of the reporting laboratories are performed and surveillance indicators are used...

ABCs Special Studies
Special studies that require additional data collection are currently ongoing in ABCs...

Surveillance Reports

Surveillance ReportsFind yearly information for each ABCs pathogen, including number of cases and deaths, demographics…more

Data Collection & Forms


Data collection and forms

ABCs and invasive MRSA case report forms, neonatal sepsis surveillance and neonatal infection expanded tracking forms...more

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