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Notice to healthcare providers : Recognizing and reporting Serogroup B meningococcal disease associated with outbreaks at Princeton University and the University of California at Santa Barbara
  • Published Date:
    11/27/13
  • Source:
    HAN ; 357
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 1.53 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Series:
    HAN ; 357
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    November 27, 2013, 10:30 ET (10:30 AM ET)

    CDCHAN-00357

    Summary: The purpose of this advisory is

    1) to alert healthcare providers and health departments about a prolonged meningococcal disease outbreak at Princeton University and a recent outbreak at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), and the potential for cases to occur among students traveling to their home states for Thanksgiving break,

    2) to advise healthcare providers about reporting suspected cases of meningococcal disease to the New Jersey Department of Health and California Department of Public Health, and

    3) to provide information about PCR testing of isolates from serogroup B meningococcal disease cases at CDC.

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