March 2018 ZOHU Call

Topics: An overview on primary amebic meningoencephalitis, Human case of bubonic plague, and Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Continuing Education availability has expired for this webinar.

Schedule and Speakers:

One Health News from CDC
Casey Barton Behravesh, MS, DVM, DrPH, DACVPM
Captain, U.S. Public Health Service
Director, One Health Office
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CBartonBehravesh@cdc.gov

An overview on primary amebic meningoencephalitis, including the mode of infection with the causative agent, Naegleria fowleri, clinical signs, treatment, and the recent changing epidemiology of the disease
Jennifer Cope, MD, MPH
Medical epidemiologist and infectious disease physician
Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
JCope@cdc.gov

Human case of bubonic plague resulting from the bite of a wild Gunnison’s prairie dog during translocation from a plague-endemic area
Sandra Melman, MS
Epidemiologist Supervisor
New Mexico Department of Health
Sandra.Melman@state.nm.us

Live poultry-associated Salmonella outbreaks in 2017
Lia Koski, MPH
Assessment Epidemiologist
Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
LKoski@cdc.gov

Overall series objectives:

  1. Describe 2 key points from the presentation.
  2. Describe how a multisectoral One Health approach can be applied to the presentation topic.
  3. Identify an implication for animal and human health.
  4. Identify a One Health approach strategy for prevention, detection, or response to public health threats.
  5. Identify 2 new resources from CDC partners.

Objectives covered:

  1. One Health News from CDC – objective 5
  2. An overview on primary amebic meningoencephalitis, including the mode of infection with the causative agent, Naegleria fowleri, clinical signs, treatment, and the recent changing epidemiology of the disease – objectives 1 and 3
  3. Human case of bubonic plague resulting from the bite of a wild Gunnison’s prairie dog during translocation from a plague-endemic area – objectives 1, 2, and 3
  4. Live poultry-associated Salmonella outbreaks in 2017. – objectives 1, 2, and 4
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