Authors, Citation, Disclosures and Disclaimers

Epidemiology and Control of Selected Infections Transmitted Among Healthcare Personnel and Patients (2021)

Diphtheria, Group A Streptococcus, Meningococcal Disease, and Pertussis Sections

Authors

Authors are listed alphabetically, with the exception of the first author and the last author based on CDC role and HICPAC role, respectively.

David T. Kuhar, MD Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Vickie Mays Brown, BA, AD, MPH formerly WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Raleigh, NC
Ruth Carrico, PhD University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Kendra Myers Cox, MA Eagle Global Scientific, LLC, Atlanta, GA
Elaine Dekker, RN, BSN, CIC Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center, San Francisco, CA
Marie A. de Perio, MD Division of Field Studies and Engineering, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH
Michael Anne Preas, MS, RN, CIC, FAPIC University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Mark Russi, MD, MPH Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Connie Steed, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC Prisma Health, Greenville, SC
Thomas R. Talbot III, MD, MPH Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
David J. Weber, MD, MPH University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) 

Corresponding author: David Kuhar, MD, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30329. Email: dkuhar@cdc.gov

Suggested Citation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Infection Control in Healthcare Personnel: Epidemiology and Control of Selected Infections Transmitted Among Healthcare Personnel and Patients. 2021.
(https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/guidelines/healthcare-personnel/selected-infections/index.html)

Disclosures and Disclaimers:

This document is not protected by the Copyright Act, and copyright ownership cannot be transferred. It may be used and reprinted without special permission.

None of the Workgroup members reported financial or intellectual interests related to the topics in this review except for the following:

  • Ruth Carrico: Speaker and consultant for Pfizer; speaker for Sanofi Pasteur; consultant for Medscape; speaker and workgroup member of the Gerontological Society iCAMP workshop committee; recipient of research award from Pfizer and research subaward from CDC (via Catholic Charities).
  • Thomas R. Talbot: Spouse receives research support from Sanofi Pasteur, Medimmune, and Gilead and serves on advisory committee for Novartis.
  • David J. Weber: Consultant and speaker for Pfizer and Merck.