Manual for the Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
5th Edition, 2012
As the 5th edition chapters become available, they will replace the 4th edition.
The Manual for the Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases provides current guidelines for those directly involved in surveillance of vaccine-preventable diseases, especially personnel at the local health departments. For each of the vaccine-preventable diseases, this manual includes a chapter describing the importance of rapid case identification; the importance of surveillance; disease reduction goals; case definitions (including clinical description and case classifications); epidemiologically important data to be collected during case investigation; activities for enhancing surveillance; activities for case investigation; and activities for outbreak control. Other chapters include information on surveillance indicators; surveillance data analyses; reporting adverse events following vaccination; and enhancing surveillance. In addition, the manual includes a section reserved for insertion of state-specific guidance for VPD surveillance and extensive appendices.
List of Front Matter
- Front portion of manual (Aug 2012)
Cover, spine, title pages (titles and acknowledgements), acronyms, definition of terms, table of contents, introduction, etc.