> Surveillance-Manual Manual for the
Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases3rd
Manual for the Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
provides current guidelines for those directly involved in surveillance
of vaccine-preventable diseases, especially personnel at the
local health departments. For each of the vaccine-preventable
diseases, this manual includes a chapter describing the importance
of rapid case identification; the importance of surveillance;
disease reduction goals; case definitions (including clinical
description and case classifications); epidemiologically important
data to be collected during case investigation; activities for
enhancing surveillance; activities for case investigation; and
activities for outbreak control. Other chapters include information
on surveillance indicators; surveillance data analyses; reporting
adverse events following vaccination; and enhancing surveillance.
In addition, the manual includes a section reserved for insertion
of state-specific guidance for VPD surveillance and extensive
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