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Group B Streptococcal Disease

Objective:

Reduce early onset group B streptococcal disease

Target:

0.25 new cases among newborns aged 0 through 6 days per 1,000 live births

Baseline:

0.30 newly reported cases of laboratory-confirmed early onset group B streptococcal disease were diagnosed among newborns aged 0 to 6 days per 1,000 live births in 2008

Status:

0.24 cases per 1,000 live births in 2013; 0.21 cases/1,000 live births in whites and 0.44 cases/1,000 live births in blacks in 2013

Haemophilus influenzae Disease

Objective:

Reduce serotype b cases of Haemophilus influenzae (Hib) invasive disease among children under age 5 years

Target:

0.27 cases per 100,000 children under age 5 years

Baseline:

0.30 confirmed and probable cases of Haemophilus influenzae  invasive disease per 100,000 children under age 5 years were reported in 2008

Status:

1.7 cases per 100,000 in 2013; 0.08 cases per 100,00 < 5 year olds in 2013

Meningococcal Disease

Objective:

Reduce meningococcal disease

Target:

1094 cases and reduction of the overall incidence of meningococcal disease to 0.3 case per 100,000

Baseline:

1,215 was the annual average of cases (i.e., 0.34 cases per 100,000) of new laboratory-confirmed meningococcal disease reported in 2004-08

Status:

0.15 cases per 100,000 in 2013

Pneumococcal Infections

Objective 1:

Reduce new invasive pneumococcal infections among children under age 5 years

Target:

12.0 cases per 100,000 children under age 5 years

Baseline:

21.1 cases of laboratory-confirmed invasive pneumococcal infection were reported per 100,000 children under age 5 years in 2008

Status:

10.0 cases per 100,000 less than 5 years in 2013


Objective 2:

Reduce new invasive pneumococcal infections among adults aged 65 years and older

Target:

31.0 new cases per 100,000 adults aged 65 years and older

Baseline:

40.7 new cases of laboratory-confirmed invasive pneumococcal infection per 100,000 adults aged 65 years and older were diagnosed in 2008

Status:

30 cases per 100,000 aged 65 and older in 2013


Objective 3:

Reduce invasive antibiotic-resistant pneumococcal infections among children under age 5 years

Target:

6.0 new cases per 100,000 children under age 5 years

Baseline:

8.3 new cases of laboratory-confirmed invasive antibiotic-resistant pneumococcal infection per 100,000 children under age 5 years were diagnosed in 2008

Status:

3.7 cases of antibiotic-resistant pneumococcal infections per 100,000 children less than 5 years in 2013


Objective 4:

Reduce invasive antibiotic-resistant pneumococcal infections among adults aged 65 years and older

Target:

9.0 new cases per 100,000 population adults aged 65 years and older

Baseline:

12.2 new cases of laboratory-confirmed invasive antibiotic-resistant pneumococcal infection per 100,000 adults aged 65 years and older were diagnosed in 2008

Status:

10.1 cases of antibiotic-resistant pneumococcal infections per 100,000 adults aged 65 years and older in 2013

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