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Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: April 9, 2008
Contact: Division of News & Electronic Media, Office of Communication
(404) 639-3286

CDC Disease Detectives Highlight Findings from Recent Investigations


57th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference


The CDC Disease Detectives will present findings from recent investigations, including these:

  • Adverse Events from Cough and Cold Medications in Children — United States, 2004-2005
  • Cryptosporidiosis Outbreak Associated with an Interactive Splash Park — Idaho, 2007
  • Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Female Adolescents in the United States: Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003–2004
  • Homicide Trends in New Orleans, Louisiana, 1999-2006
  • Unintentional Strangulation Deaths Among Children and Adolescents: The "Choking Game" — United States, 1995–2007


April 14-18, 2008


Crowne Plaza Atlanta – Ravinia
4355 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30346
Crowne Plaza

Important Instructions

Registration is free. Media are asked to register on-site at the conference hotel.

For more information about the conference and to view the full program schedule, visit:


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