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Epidemiological Alerts Archives, 2003–2008

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Surveillance

Featured Surveillance Items

Hantavirus in the Americas: Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Control
This publication presents an extensive view of what came to be known as hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS), its clinical manifestations, methods of preventing infection, and measures taken by governments in the Region to monitor hanta-viruses and educate health professionals and the general public about the disease. This comprehensive manual begins by describing the different hanta-viruses known in the Americas and their reservoirs, rodent ecology and zoology, and the epidemiology of human disease in the Region. this page provides access to the e-book in downloadable PDF files, with a link to the PAHO bookstore.
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Country Profiles

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Number of Cases and Deaths from Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) (Region of the Americas, 1993–2003)

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Case Development of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) (Region of the Americas, by country and year, 1993-2002)

Outbreaks

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Epidemiological Alerts Archives, 2003–2008

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EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 25—18 August 2004

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EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 24—12 August 2004

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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 19—27 May 2004

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Resistance Surveillance

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2nd Joint Meeting of the Surveillance Network for Emerging Diseases in the Amazon and Southern Cone Regions (Atlanta, 23-24 March 2002)

Laboratories

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CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety

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VIth Meeting of the Southern Cone Surveillance Network for Emerging Infectious Diseases (Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil, 4–5 March 2005)

Quality Control

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CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety

Quality Assurance

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CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety

Epidemiological Surveillance Systems (ESS)

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Second Meeting of a Surveillance Network for Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) in the Southern Cone Region (Brasilia, Brazil, 11-13 May 1999)

Product Types and/or Keywords:
Product Types (register under only one):
Situation Reports, Country Profiles, Forms, Guidelines and Manuals, Health Profiles and Data, Statistical Databases, Other Databases
Keywords (no limit, or key in Product type/s in keyword field for cross-referencing): Surveillance features Hantavirus, Annual status reports, Incidence/Mortality/Fatality, Epidemic alert and response, Incidence and disease registries, Outbreaks, Resistance surveillance, Laboratories, Epidemiological surveillance systems, Geographic information systems, Maps, Groups affected, Risk factors/behaviors, Quality control, Quality assurance, Monitoring and Evaluation

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No. of Cases & Deaths, 1993–2004

 

Geographical distribution (map),
1993–2004

 

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