Active Bacterial Core Surveillance (ABCs) Report Emerging Infections Program Network : Group A Streptococcus—203
Published Date:March 24, 2015
Corporate Authors:National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (U.S.). Division of Bacterial Diseases. ; Emerging Infections Program Network. ;
Description:ABCs Areas: California (3 county San Francisco Bay area); Colorado (5 county Denver area); Connecticut; Georgia (20 county Atlanta area); Maryland (6 county Baltimore area); Minnesota; New Mexico; New York (15 county Rochester and Albany areas); Oregon (3 county Portland area); Tennessee (20 urban counties)
ABCs Population: The surveillance areas represent 33,066,756 persons.
ABCs Case Definition: Invasive group A streptococcal disease: isolation of group A Streptococcus from a normally sterile site or from a wound culture accompanied by necrotizing fasciitis or streptococcal toxic shock syndrome in a resident of a surveillance area in 2013.
Citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2013. Active Bacterial Core Surveillance Report, Emerging Infections Program Network, Group A Streptococcus, 2013.
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