How to Use Bact Facts Interactive

Select a bacterium of interest

Data are available for group A Streptococcus, group B Streptococcus, Haemophilus influenza (Hib), Neisseria meningitidis, and Streptococcus pneumonia.

Select a topic of interest

Each bacterium has different characteristics, so topics will vary. Topics may include estimated number of cases and deaths, case rates, death rates, syndromes, serotypes or serogroups, antibiotic resistance, and surveillance report. Some topics can be broken down by age, race, or sex.

Select different ways to view the data

The data can be displayed in a graph or a table. Right click anywhere in the graph for a tabular view. Hovering your mouse over or selecting a data point or bar in the graph will display detailed information. Some graphs allow you to hide or show data from the legend for detailed analysis.