Epi-Aids, Meetings, Resistance Report

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Division of Bacterial Diseases (DBD) News Bulletin

Fall 2013

Epi-Aids

Group A Streptococcus outbreak – American Samoa, June 2013. The team went to American Samoa to assist the American Samoa Department of Health and Lyndon B. Johnson Tropical Medicine Center with defining the epidemiology of scabies infestation and streptococcal skin infection in the pediatric population.

Legionella outbreak – Columbus, Ohio, July 2013. The team assisted with conducting an epidemiologic and environmental investigation of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at a retirement community in Ohio. They also provided environmental legionellosis outbreak response training.

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