DPH: Connecticut Epidemiologist Newsletter Archive

Connecticut Epidemiologist Newsletter Archive

{CT EPI}  

All Newsletters are in PDF format.

The Connecticut Epidemiologist Newsletter has been produced by the Connecticut Department of Public Health, since 1982 and has been electronically published since 1998.  It functions as a tool to supply current disease information to primary care physicians, infection control practitioners, and other health professionals, and is available for electronic distribution. Issues dating back to 1982 can be found on this page.
 
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2016                                               Top of page
 
Volume/Issue Number
Date Published
Index
 Vol.36, No.5
November
2016
  • Investigation of Salmonellosis Among Attendees of a Pig Roast, Connecticut, 2016
  • Influenza Testing Procedures During the 2016-2017 Flu Season
  • Influenza Surveillance, 2016-2017 Season: Summary of Instructions for Hospitals
 Vol.36, No.4
September
2016
  • An Outbreak of Escherichia coli O121 Involving a Common Food Service Establishment, Connecticut, April-May 2016
  • Babesiosis in Neonates-Connecticut, 2015
 Vol.36, No.3
April
2016
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis Laboratory Testing Practices-Connecticut, January 2014-June 2015
  • Rabies Testing of Domestic and Wild Animals-Connecticut, 2014-2015
 Vol.36, No.2
February
2016
  • Changes to the Lists of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • An Outbreak of Norovirus Among Students and Staff of an Academic Institution - Connecticut, October 2015
  • A Pilot Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Program for the Prevention of HIV - Connecticut, January-June, 2015
 Vol.36, No.1
 January 2016

Revised
02/04/2016
  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings - Changes for 2016
  • Changes to Both the List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and the List of Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • Changes to the List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions
  • Changes to the List of Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2016
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings - 2016
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • Important Notice on Reporting Forms and Methods
 
 
2015                                              Top of page
 
Volume/Issue Number
Date Published
Index
December
2015
  • West Nile Virus - Connecticut, 2015
  • Influenza Testing Procedures During the 2015-2016 Flu Season
  • An Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup Involving a Common Food Service Establishment - Connecticut, April 2015
  Vol.35, No.6
November
2015
  • Influenza Vaccination Coverage in Connecticut Acute-care Hospital Personnel, 2013-14 Influenza Season
  • Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Coverage in Connecticut, 2001-2010
  Vol.35, No.5
August 2015
  • Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis - Connecticut, 2011-2014
  • Babesiosis Surveillance - Connecticut, 2014
  Vol.35, No.4
July 2015
  • Changing Occurrence of Vibrio Infection, Connecticut, 1996-2014
  • Lyme Disease - Connecticut, 2014
  Vol.35, No.3
April 2015
  • An Outbreak of Norovirus Involving Multiple Events and a Common Food Service Establishment - Connecticut, September 2014
  • Chikungunya Virus Infection - Connecticut, 2014
  Vol.35, No.2
March 2015
  • Experience Using 12 Weekly Doses of Isoniazid and Rifapentine as Treatment for Latent Tuberculosis Infection, Connecticut-March 2012-January 2015
  • Table. Summary of Tuberculosis Cases Reported in Connecticut, 2014
  • Monitoring of Travelers for Ebola Virus Disease, Connecticut, October 2014-February 2015
  Vol.35, No.1
 January 2015
  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings - Changes for 2015
  • Changes to Both the List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and the List of Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • Changes to the List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions
  • Changes to the List of Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2015
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings - 2015
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings
  • Important Notice on Reporting Forms and Methods
 
2014                                                     Top of page
 
Volume/Issue Number Date Published Index
 Vol.34, No.7
December
2014
  • Investigation of a Norovirus Outbreak at a Summer Camp - Connecticut, 2014
  • A Case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome - Connecticut, 2014
 Vol.34, No.6
November
2014
  • Outbreak of Salmonella Associated with a Restaurant-Connecticut, May 2014
  • Connecticut's Progress in Meeting National HIV/AIDS Strategy Goals
  • Influenza Testing Procedures During the 2014-2015 Flu Season
 Vol.34, No.5
September
2014
  • Animal Testing for Potential Rabies Exposures Update-Connecticut, 2011-2013
  • Babesiosis Surveillance-Connecticut, 2011-2013
 Vol.34, No.4
August
2014
  • Outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Associated with Raw Shellfish Consumption, Connecticut, June-October 2013
  • Chikungunya Virus Infection
  • Powassan Virus Disease -an Emerging Tick-borne Illness
 Vol.34, No.3
July
2014
  • Human Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis -Connecticut, 2013
  • Escherichia coli O157:H7 Infections - Connecticut, 2013
 Vol.34, No.2
June
2014
  • West Nile Virus - Connecticut, 2000-2013
  • Dengue Among Connecticut Residents, 2011-2013
 Vol.34, No.1
January 2014
  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings - Changes for 2014
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2014
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings - 2014
  • Revisions to the Laboratory Significant Findings Report Form (OL-15C)
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings
 
 
2013                                                    Top of page
 
Volume/Issue Number Date Published Index
 Vol.33, No.5
December
2013
  • DPH Influenza Testing Procedures During the 2013-2014 Flu Season
  • Influenza Surveillance, Connecticut, 2012-2013
 Vol.33, No. 4
November
2013
  • Legionellosis in Connecticut, 2003-2012
  • Lyme Disease-Connecticut, 2012
 Vol.33, No.3
August
2013
  • Foodborne Illness in Connecticut, 2004-2012
  • Foodborne Disease Outbreaks, Connecticut, 2004-2012
 Vol.33, No.2
March
2013
  • Investigation of a Norovirus Outbreak in a Connecticut University, 2012
  • Connecticut Antimicrobial Stewardship Prevention Collaborative
  • Table. Summary of Reported Tuberculosis Cases-Connecticut, 2012
 Vol.33, No.1
January 2013
  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings - Changes for 2013
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2013
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings - 2013
  • Revisions to the Laboratory Significant Findings Report Form (OL-15C)
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings
 
 
2012                                                   Top of page

Volume/Issue Number Date Published Index
 Vol.32, No.6
September
2012
  • Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus, Connecticut, 2000-2011
  • Infection Control Resources and Practices in Connecticut Long-Term Care Facilities, 2011
 Vol.32, No.5
July
2012
  • Investigation of Two Multistate Outbreaks of Salmonellosis, Connecticut, 2012
  • The Changing Epidemiology of Hepatitis A Virus Infection (HAV) in Connecticut, 2006-2011
 Vol.32, No.4
May
2012
  • Chronic Hepatitis B, Connecticut, 2007-2011
  • Chronic Hepatitis C, Connecticut, 2007-2011
 Vol.32, No.3
April
2012
  • The Impact of Automated Testing for Syphilis on Surveillance - Connecticut, 2011
  • Risk Factors for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia co-infection, New Haven and Hartford Counties - Connecticut, 2009-2011
 Vol.32, No.2
March
2012
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Outbreak Following a Rare October Snowstorm - Connecticut, 2011
  • New Options for the Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis
  • World TB Day-March 24, 2012
  • Expedited Partner Therapy
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Effectiveness Study
  • Table: Summary of Tuberculosis Cases-Connecticut, 2011
 Vol.32, No.1
January 2012
  • Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings - Changes for 2012
  • List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions - 2012
  • List of Reportable Laboratory Findings - 2012
  • Technical Revisions to the Laboratory Significant Findings Report Form (OL-15C)
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions, and Reportable Laboratory Findings

2011                                                  Top of page

Volume/Issue Number
Date Published
Index
 Vol.31,No.12
December
2011
  • Carbon Monoxide Incidents Resulting From Tropical Storm Irene, Connecticut - 2011
  • Community Associated Clostridium difficile Infection in Select Towns; Laboratory-based Active Surveillance, Connecticut - 2010
November
2011
  • DPH Influenza Testing Procedures During the 2011-2012 Flu Season
  • Pertussis - Connecticut, 2007-2010
  • Results of a Survey of Pertussis Vaccine Use at Connecticut Birth Hospitals
 Vol.31,No.10
October 2011
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing Practices of Tuberculosis Patients by Connecticut Health Care Providers
  • Salmonella Enteritidis Outbreak: Long Term Care Facility as Sentinel for a Community Outbreak
 Vol.31,No.9
September
2011
  • HIV in Connecticut - 30 Years Later
 Vol.31,No.8
August
2011
  • Seasonal and Pandemic 2009 H1N1 Influenza Immunization Rates Among Connecticut Hospital Health Care Personnel, 2009-2010
  • Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis-Connecticut, 2001-2010
 Vol.31,No.7
July
2011
  • Lyme Disease-Connecticut, 2010
  • Are Connecticut Physicians Informed About Lyme Disease? A Survey of Connecticut Physicians, 2005
 Vol.31,No.6
June
2011
  • Human Papillomavirus Types in Connecticut, 2008-2009
  • An Outbreak of Gastroenteritis After a Holiday Party, Connecticut, December, 2010
 Vol.31,No.5
May
2011
  • Acute Hepatitis B, Connecticut, 2007-2010
  • Acute Hepatitis C, Connecticut, 2008-2010
 Vol.31,No.4
April
2011
  • Invasive Pneumococcal Disease, Connecticut, 1998-2009
  • Surveillance for Guillain-Barré Syndrome During the 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccination Campaign
 Vol.31,No.3
March
2011
  • World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
  • Tuberculosis Mortality in Connecticut, 2007-2009
  • Suboptimal Tuberculosis Prevention Among Nonnative Persons in Connecticut, 2005-2008
  • Table. Summary of Tuberculosis Cases Reported in Connecticut*, 2010
 Vol.31, No.2
February
2011
  • Pandemic 2009 H1N1 Vaccination in Connecticut
 Vol.31, No.1
January 2011
  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings - Changes for 2011
  • List of Reportable Diseases 2011
  • List of Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings 2011
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings

2010                                               Top of page

Volume/Issue Number
Date Published
Index
 Vol.30, No.8
December
2010
  • Pandemic Influenza, Connecticut, 2009-2010
 Vol.30, No.7
November
2010
  • Free Influenza Testing During the 2010-2011 Flu Season
  • Animal Testing for Potential Human Rabies Exposures - Connecticut, 2003-2008
  • Revised Request for Rabies Examination Form OL97a
 Vol.30, No.6
September
2010
  • Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status Among Children Hospitalized With Influenza: New Haven County, Connecticut, 2003-2010
  • Vibriosis, Connecticut, 2000-2009
  • Erratum: Vol. 30, No. 2
 Vol.30, No.5
June
2010
  • Impact of 2-Dose Vaccination on Varicella Epidemiology: Connecticut, 2005-2008
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome Removed from List of Reportable Diseases
  • Disease Statistics by County - Connecticut, 2009
 Vol.30, No.4
May
2010
  • Rabies Surveillance Update - Connecticut, 2005-2009
  • Lyme disease - Connecticut 2009
 Vol.30, No.3
April
2010
  • Mumps Outbreak - Connecticut, January - April 2010
  • Outbreak of Norovirus Gastroenteritis Associated with a Bakery - Connecticut, 2010
 Vol.30, No.2
February
2010
  • The Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Impact Monitoring Project (HPV-IMPACT) - Connecticut, 2008
  • Multiple-Serotype Outbreak of Salmonella Gastoenteritis at a Reception - Connecticut, 2009
 Vol.30, No.1
 January 2010
  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings - Changes for 2010
  • List of Reportable Diseases 2010
  • List of Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings 2010
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings

2009                                                 Top of page

Volume/Issue Number
Date Published
Index
  Vol.29, No.7
December
2009
  • Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC), Connecticut, 2000-2008

  • Campylobacteriosis in Connecticut, 1999-2008

 Vol.29, No.6
October
2009
  • Changes to the List of Reportable Diseases

  • Surveillance for Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)

  • Outbreak of Gastrointestinal Illness Associated with Consumption of Water at a Housing Complex, Tolland County-2008

  • Early Syphilis Remains High in Connecticut-2009

  • The Swine Flu Affair: Decision-Making on a Slippery Disease (1976)

 Vol.29, No.5
August
2009
  • Outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Involving Employees of a Company - Connecticut, 2009
 Vol.29, No.4
June
2009
  • Increase in Early Syphilis-Connecticut, 2009
  • Lyme Disease - Connecticut, 2008
 Vol.29, No.3
March
2009
  • HIV Sex Partner Notification Services Available
  • Electronic Matching of the HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Surveillance Registries
  • World Tuberculosis Day
  • Electronic Distribution of the Connecticut Epidemiologist Newsletter
 Vol.29, No.2
February
2009
  • Outbreak of E. coli O157 Associated With Raw Milk Consumption-Connecticut, 2008
 Vol.29, No.1
 January 2009
  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings - Changes for 2009
  • List of Reportable Diseases 2009
  • List of Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings 2009
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings

2008                                                 Top of page

Volume/Issue Number
Date Published
Index
 Vol.28, No.5
December
2008
  • Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Connecticut Hospital Health Care Personnel, 2007-2008
  • HIV Genotype Testing - a Survey of Infectious Disease Specialists
  • Routine HIV Testing Recommended in Healthcare Settings
  • Evaluating HIV/AIDS Reporting
 Vol.28, No.4
November
2008
  • Free Influenza Testing During the 2008-2009 Flu Season

  • Multiple Surveillance Systems Identify High Levels of Influenza Activity During the 2007-2008 Flu Season

 Vol.28, No.3
September
2008
  • Estimating HIV Incidence in Connecticut
  • HIV Viral Load Reporting Update
 Vol.28, No.2
May
2008
  • Electronic Distribution of the Connecticut Epidemiologist Newsletter.
  • Lyme Disease - Connecticut, 2007
  • Outbreak of Norovirus Gastroenteritis Associated with a Restaurant, Connecticut, 2008
 Vol.28, No.1
 January 2008
  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings - Changes for 2008
  • List of Reportable Diseases 2008
  • List of Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings 2008
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings

2007                                                  Top of page

Volume/
Issue Number

Date Published

   Index
 Vol.27, No.5
November
2007
  • Free Influenza Testing
  • Influenza Testing Practices of Primary Care Providers in Connecticut, 2007
  • Investigation of a Rash Illness Following Participation in a Cross Country Meet in a Connecticut Park, 2006
 Vol.27, No.4
July
2007
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance, Connecticut 2006
  • Vancomycin-Intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) Infection in a Connecticut Resident
 Vol.27, No.3
April
2007
  • Pertussis-Connecticut, 2002-2006
  • Recommendations for the Use of Pertussis-Containing Vaccines in Adolescents and Adults
 Vol.27, No.2
February
2007
  • HPV Vaccine Target Groups and Benefits: Cervical Cancer Epidemiology in Connecticut, 1994-2003
  • Outbreak of Gastroenteritis Associated with Consumption of Chopped Barbeque Pork, Connecticut, 2006
 Vol.27, No.1
January
2007
  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings - Changes for 2007
  • List of Reportable Diseases 2007
  • List of Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings 2007
  • Persons Required to Report Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Significant Findings

2006                                                    Top of page

Volume/
Issue Number

Date
Published

   Index
 Vol.26, No.6
December
2006
  • Investigation of a Possible Outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease - Connecticut, 2006
 Vol.26, No.5

October
2006

  • Free Influenza Testing
  • Surveillance for Human Illness Caused by Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus
  • Shigellosis in Connecticut, 2000-2005
 Vol.26, No.4

September
2006

  • Lyme Disease, Connecticut, 2005
  • Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, Connecticut, 2005
 Vol.26, No.3

May
2006

  • West Nile Virus Surveillance, Connecticut 2005
  • Outbreak of Norovirus Gastroenteritis, Connecticut, 2005
 Vol.26, No.2

March
2006

  • The Changing Epidemiology of  Tuberculosis in Connecticut, 2000-2004
  • Molecular Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
 Vol.26, No.1

January
2006

  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings - Changes for 2006
  • List of Reportable Diseases
  • List of Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings

2005                                                    Top of page

Volume/
Issue Number

Date
Published

   Index
 Vol.25, No.5

December
2005

  • Listeriosis in Connecticut, 1998-2004
  • Restaurant-Associated Outbreak of Cyclosporiasis, New Haven County,  June 2005
 Vol.25, No.4

November
2005

  • Free Influenza Testing
  • Influenza in Connecticut 2004-2005: Surveillance Identifies a Biphasic Influenza Season
  • Influenza Information for Health Care Professionals
 Vol.25, No.3

June
2005

  • Salmonellosis in Connecticut 1998-2004
  • Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli
 Vol.25, No.2

April
2005

  • Raccoon Rabies - Connecticut, 1991 - 2004
  • Bat Rabies - Connecticut 2004
 Vol.25, No.1

January
2005

  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable   Significant Finding-Changes for 2005
  • List of Reportable Diseases
  • List of Laboratory Significant Findings

2004                                                     Top of page

Volume/
Issue Number

Date Published

   Index
 Vol.24, No.4
October
2004
  • Free Influenza Testing
  • Influenza in Connecticut
  • Understanding the 2003-2004 Influenza Season
  • Reporting of Pediatric Deaths Due to Influenza
 Vol.24, No.3
July
2004
  • Surveillance for Arbovirus
  • West Nile Virus Knowledge, Attitudes, behavior and Preventability in Connecticut,  2003
 Vol.24, No.2
May
2004
  • Viral Hepatitis Surveillance and Prevention Update
  • Hepatitis A Infection Among Patrons of a Fairfield County Restaurant
 Vol.24, No.1

January
2004

  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Finding-Changes for 2004
  • List of Reportable Diseases
  • List of Laboratory Significant Findings

2003                                                 Top of page

Volume/
Issue Number

Date
Published

 Index
 Vol.23, No.6

December 2003

  • Toxoplasmosis Activities in Connecticut, 2001-2003
 Vol.23, No.5

October
2003

  • SARS Surveillance Advisory
  • SARS/Influenza Vaccine Use
  • Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Coverage, 2003-2004
  • Free Influenza Testing
 Vol.23, No.4

July
2003

  • West Nile Virus Update
    • Arbovirus Surveillance
    • Laboratory Testing
    • Reporting Form
 Vol.23, No.3
May
2003
  • Lyme Disease - Connecticut 2002
  • Babesiosis - Connecticut 2002
  • Ehrlichiosis - Connecticut 2002
 Vol.23, No.2
March
2003
  • Escherichia coli O157:H7 Gastroenteritis - Connecticut 2002
 Vol.23, No.1
January
2003
  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Finding-Changes for 2003
  • List of Reportable Diseases
  • List of Laboratory Significant Findings.

2002                                                      Top of page

Volume/
Issue Number

Date
Published

 Index
 Vol.22, No.6
December
2002
  • Erratum-Electronic Distribution of CT Epi Newsletter
  • Hepatitis B Post Vaccination Testing Recommendations for Health Care personnel
  • Lyme Disease-CT 2001.
 Vol.22, No.5
November
2002
  • Electronic Distribution of the Newsletter
  • Free Influenza Testing
  • Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Coverage Outbreaks in Long-term Care Facilities,1997 - 2001
  • New Staff
 Vol.22, No.4
Special
Issue
  • Differential Diagnosis of Smallpox
  • Smallpox Continuing Education Available
 Vol.22, No.3
May
2002
  • Foodborne Disease Outbreak
  • Outbreak of Clostridium Perfringens Gastroenteritis - Connecticut 2001
  • Outbreak of Norwalk-Like Virus Gastroenteritis - Connecticut 2002
 Vol.22, No.2
April
2002
  • West Nile Update
 Vol.22, No.1

January
2002

  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings-Changes for 2002
  • List of Reportable Diseases
  • List of Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings

2001                                                         Top of page

Volume/
Issue Number

Date
Published

 Index
 Vol.21, No.5
December
2001
  • 20th Anniversary of AIDS in Connecticut 1981-2001
 Vol.21, No.4
August
2001
  • Foodborne Illnesses and Death in Connecticut, 1996-1999
  • Escherichia coli O157 Infections in Connecticut, 1990-2000
  • Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli in Connecticut, 2000-2001
 Vol.21, No.3
July
2001
  • Lyme Disease - Connecticut, 2000
  • Study of Efficacy of the Lyme Vaccine in Clinical Practice
  • Babesiosis - Connecticut, 1991-2000
 Vol.21, No.2
April
2001
  • Update on West Nile Virus and Encephalitis: Reporting and Laboratory Testing
 Vol.21, No.1
January
2001
  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Findings 2001

2000                                                           Top of page

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Date
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 Vol.20, No.7
December
2000
  • Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in CT Labs
  • Campylobacteriosis, CT 1998-1999
 Vol.20, No.6
October
2000
  • Influenza Testing
  • Recommendations in Response to Delay in Influenza Vaccine Supply
 Vol.20, No.5
August
2000
  • West Nile Virus
  • Mosquito Control
  • Insecticides
 Vol.20, No.4
July
2000
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Lyme Disease
 Vol.20, No.3
June
2000
  • Trends in AIDS Deaths
  • HIV/AIDS Surveillance Annual Report
  • Reported AIDS Cases
 Vol.20, No.2
April
2000
  • West Nile Encephalitis Reporting
  • Encephalitis Report Form
 Vol.20, No.1
February
2000
  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Findings, 2000
  • List of Reportable Diseases
  • List of Laboratory Significant Findings

1999                                                         Top of page

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Issue Number

Date
Published

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 Vol.19, No.6
November
1999
  • Influenza Testing
  • Influenza Surveillance
  • Cryptosporidiosis Pilot Case Control Study - 1998
  • Public Health Preparedness and Response for Bioterrorism
  • Minority Health Resources
 Vol.19, No.5
August
1999
  • Cryptosporidiosis - 1998
  • Lyme Disease - 1998
 Vol.19, No.4
April
1999
  • How Occupational Disease Surveillance Data are Used to Reduce Occupational Disease
  • Lead Toxicity
 Vol.19, No.3
March
1999
  • Type A Botulism Intoxication Associated With Home Prepared Mushrooms - 1998
  • Rabies Prophylaxis Update
  • Candidemia Study
 Vol.19, No.2
February
1999
  • New Haven County Liver Study
  • Availability of Lyme Disease Vaccine
 Vol.19, No.1
January
1999
  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Findings - 1999
  • List of Reportable Diseases
  • List of Laboratory Significant Findings

1998                                                       Top of page

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Date
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 Vol.18, No.6
November
1998
  • Influenza and Long Term Care Facilities Respiratory Disease Outbreaks in Health Care Facilities
  • New VRSA Reporting
  • New Guidelines for Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
 Vol.18, No.5
September
1998
  • Viral Hepatitis Provider Guidelines
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B
    • Hepatitis C
  • Influenza Testing
 Vol.18, No.4
August
1998
  • Cryptosporidiosis 1994 - 1997
 Vol.18, No.3
July
1998
  • Lyme Disease in Connecticut
  • Human Ehrlichiosis
  • Cyclosporiasis
 Vol.18, No.2
April
1998
  • Outbreak of Campylobacter - Connecticut 1997
  • Campylobacter and the Connecticut EIP Active Laboratory Surveillance
  • Campylobacter Case Control Study
  • Campylobacter Antimicrobial Resistance Studies
  • Campylobacter Isolates to be Sent to the State Laboratory in 1998
 Vol.18, No.1
January
1998
  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Findings, 1998
  • List of Reportable Diseases
  • List of Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings

1997                                                         Top of page

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 Vol.17, No.7
October 1997
  • Influenza Testing
  • Influenza Surveillance Sentinel Physician Pilot Project
  • Hepatitis A in Connecticut, 1986-1996
  • 10 Things to Do
 Vol.17, No.6
September
1997
  • Injuries and Alcohol Involvement
 Vol.17, No.5
August
1997
  • Lyme Disease in Connecticut, 1996
  • Babesiosis in Connecticut, 1990-1996
 Vol.17, No.4
July
1997
  • Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network
 Vol.17, No.3
May
1997
  • Serogroup Y Meningococcal Disease
  • Chlamydia-Connecticut, 1992-1996
 Vol.17, No.2
March
1997
  • Drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae
 Vol.17, No.1
January
1997
  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Findings, 1997
  • Legionellosis Surveillance Case Definition 
  • List of Reportable Diseases
  • List of Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings

1996                                                        Top of page

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 Vol.16, No.5
November
1996
  • Flu Shot Coverage
  • Influenza Testing
  • Public Health Response to Rabies Epizootic
 Vol.16, No.4
August
1996
  • Invasive Bacterial Disease
  • Cyclospora Infections
  • Lyme Disease
 Vol.16, No.3
May
1996
  • Human Ehrlichiosis-Connecticut
  • We've Moved!
  • List of Reportable Diseases
  • List of Laboratory Significant Findings
 Vol.16, No.2
March
1996
  • Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention
 Vol.16, No.1
January
1996
  • Occupational Disease in Connecticut
  • Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology Surveillance Program
  • Lead Paint Hazard Control Program
  • Occupational Asthma Newsletter

1995                                                         Top of page

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Date
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 Index
 Vol.15, No.6
November
1995
  • Human Rabies Case - CT
  • Human Ehrlichiosis - CT
  • Flu Shot Coverage
  • Influenza Testing
 Vol.15, No.5
September
1995
  • Foodborne Illness Project
  • Salmonellosis & Shigellosis, CT 1985-1994
  • E. Coli O157:H7
 Vol.15, No.4
July
1995
  • Lyme Disease Update
  • Lyme Serology
  • Use DEET with Caution
  • Human Ehrlichiosis
 Vol.15, No.3
April
1995
  • Meningococcal Disease in CT, 1980-1994
  • Babesiosis in CT, 1990-1994
  • Guidelines for Restricting Ill Food Handlers
Vol.15, No.2
February
1995
  • Reportable Disease and Laboratory Findings Information for 1995
  • List of Reportable Diseases
  • List of Laboratory Significant Findings
 Vol.15, No.1
January
1995
  • Hepatitis B Update
  • Hospital Survey
  • New Requirements for Hepatitis B Vaccination for Daycare and School
  • Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention
  • Inadequate Hepatitis B Vaccine Response in Adults

1994                                                         Top of page

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 Vol.14, No.5
November
1994
  • Influenza Testing
  • Human Exposure to a Rabid Pony at a Connecticut Farm
  • Emerging Infections Program
  • Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis
 Vol.14, No.4
September
1994
  • Occupational Health
  • The Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS)
  • Profile of Occupational Diseases Reported, 1992-1994
  • Adult Blood Lead Surveillance Program (ABLES)
  • CRISP Connection
  • Occupational Asthma
 Vol.14, No.3
July
1994
  • Lyme Disease Update
  • Lyme Disease Community Intervention Project
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Connecticut, 1983-1993
  • Lyme Disease Symposium
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases Connecticut, Final Summary, 1992-1993
Vol.14, No.2
April
1994
  • Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
  • Laboratory Screening for Escherichia coli O157:H7 Connecticut, 1993
  • Lyme Disease Symposium
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases Connecticut, Final Summary, 1992-1993
 Vol.14, No.1
March
1994
  • Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Findings, 1994

1993                                                         Top of page

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 Vol.13, No.5
November
1993
  • Cat-Scratch Disease
  • Multidrug-Resistant TB in Connecticut
  • Outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7
  • Rabies Update
 Vol.13, No.4
September
1993
  • Early Influenza and Influenza Testing
  • Necrotic Spider Bites in Connecticut
  • Escherichia coli O157:H7
  • MRSA Guidelines
  • Staff Assignments
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, Year to Date
 Vol.13, No.3
July
1993
  • Lyme Disease Update
  • Physician Reporting of Lyme Disease
  • Ticks and Lyme Disease
 Vol.13, No.2
April
1993
  • Escherichia coli O157:H7
  • AIDS Clinical Education Experience
  • HIV Partner Notification: C.A.R.E Program
  • Clinical Consultation Hotline
  • Lyme Disease Symposium
 Vol.13, No.1
February
1993
  • Cat-Scratch Disease
  • Instructions for AIDS Case Reporting
  • Rabies Update
  • Reportable Diseases, 1993
  • Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings, 1993

1992                                                        Top of page

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 Vol.12, No.5
October
1992
  • New Hepatitis B Initiatives
  • Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention
  • The First 10 Months
  • Universal Vaccination of Newborns
  • Prenatal Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Vaccination of Older Children and Adolescents
  • OSHA Regulations Go Into Effect
  • Hepatitis B Reporting
  • For Further Information
  • Influenza Testing
 Vol.12, No.4
September
1992
  • Rabies Update
  • Babesiosis Update
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases Connecticut, Final Summary, 1990-1991
 Vol.12, No.3
July
1992
  • Lyme Disease Update
  • Active Surveillance for Lyme Disease
  • Ticks and Lyme Disease
  • Deer and Lyme Disease
  • Adult Immunization Program
 Vol.12, No.2
February
1992
  • Cat-Scratch Disease Study
  • Save the Date
  • Reportable Diseases, 1992
  • Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings, 1992
 Vol.12, No.1
January
1992
  • Preventing Childhood Lead Poisoning
  • CDC Lowers the Blood Lead Poisoning Level
  • CDC Medical Management Recommendations
  • State Lead Regulations
  • Rabies Update

1991                                                         Top of page

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 Vol.11, No.6
November
1991
  • Rabies Update
  • Revised Rabies Testing Criteria
  • Influenza Testing
  • Flu Shot Coverage in Connecticut
  • Influenza Season Approaches
 Vol.11, No.5
September
1991
  • New Lyme Disease Study
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis
  • Meningococcal Disease Connecticut, 1980-1990
 Vol.11, No.4
June
1991
  • Lyme Disease in Connecticut
  • Ticks, Deer, and Lyme Disease
  • Staff Assignments
  • Rabies Update
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, Year to Date
 Vol.11, No.3
April
1991
  • Raccoon Rabies in Connecticut
  • Laboratory Testing for Rabies
  • New ACIP Recommendations
  • Rabies Immunizing Products
 Vol.11, No.2
March
1991
  • Influenza Update
  • Lyme Disease Study
  • Babesiosis, 1990
  • Reportable Diseases, 1991
  • Lyme Disease Symposium
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, Final Summary, 1989-1990
 Vol.11, No.1
January
1991
  • Influenza Update
  • Hospitalization Due to Lyme Disease
  • Haemophilus influenza Type B

1990                                                         Top of page

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 Vol.10, No.6
November
1990
  • Influenza Testing
  • Lyme Disease Surveillance
  • Certain Health Problems Reportable to DMV
  • Epilepsy No Longer Reportable to DHS
  • New CDC Hotlines
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, Year to Date
 Vol.10, No.5
September
1990
  • Measles in Connecticut
 Vol.10, No.4
August
1990
  • Salmonella Outbreak
  • SE Infections - Connecticut
  • CDC Update SE Infections in the U.S.
 Vol.10, No.3
May
1990
  • Lyme Disease in Connecticut
  • Ticks, Deer and Lyme Disease
  • Lyme Disease Surveillance Case Definition, Connecticut, 1990
  • Supplemental Lyme Disease Report Form - 1990
 Vol.10, No.2
April
1990
  • Post-Transfusion Babesiosis Case Report
  • Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome
  • Lyme Disease Study
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, Final Summary, 1988-1989
 Vol.10, No.1
February
1990
  • The New List of Reportable Diseases and Laboratory Findings
  • Why Report
  • Who Should Report
  • How to Report
  • Reportable Diseases, 1990
  • Laboratory Reportable Significant Findings, 1990

1989                                                        Top of page

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 Vol.9, No.7
November
1989
  • Routine Revaccination with MMR Vaccine
  • Influenza Testing
  • Discontinuation of Phage Typing
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, Year-to-Date, 1988-1989
  • Conference Announcement AIDS/HIV
 Vol.9, No.6
October
1989
  • Measles and Rubella College Immunization Requirements
  • Guidelines for 1989-90 Influenza Vaccine Use
  • Malaria Prevention Information System
  • Experimental Therapies for HIV Disease
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, Year-to-Date, 1988-1989
 Vol.9, No.5
August
1989
  • Babesiosis
  • Lyme Disease Issue-Connecticut Medicine
  • Lyme Disease Surveillance
  • Insect Repellants Use With Caution
  • Staff Assignments
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, Year-to-Date, 1988-1989
 Vol.9, No.4
July
1989
  • Syphilis Resurgence
  • Diagnosis of Syphilis in HIV-infected Patients
 Vol.9, No.3
May
1989
  • Lyme Disease-Connecticut 1988
  • Reinfection With Borrelia burgdorferi
  • Reports of Selected Communicable Diseases, Connecticut, 1988-1989
 Vol.9, No.2
March
1989
  • Pregnancy and Lyme Disease
  • Rabies in Connecticut-1988
  • Laboratory Testing for Rabies
 Vol.9, No.1
February
1989
  • Wanted: Physician Writers-Connecticut Medicine
  • Influenza Update
  • Control of Influenza in Nursing Homes Including Use of Amantadine
  • Salmonella Infections, Hospitals and Long Term Care Facilities

1988                                                        Top of page

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 Vol.8, No.4
September
1988
  • Lyme Disease Surveillance
  • Hepatitis B Testing and Pregnancy
  • Acute Rheumatic Fever in Connecticut
  • Communicable Diseases Reported Connecticut Weeks 1-36, Through September 9, 1988
 Vol.8, No.3
August
1988
  • Enhanced Inactivated Polio Vaccine
  • Recommended Immunization Schedule - 15 Month Olds
  • Influenza Vaccine 1988-89
  • Title XXI of the Public Health Service Act National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act: Requirements for Permanent Vaccination Records and for Reporting of Selected Events After Vaccination
  • Febrile Rash Illness-New Jersey
  • It's Hot, So Keep it Cool (Vaccine, That Is)
 Vol.8, No.2
May
1988
  • Henoch-Schonlein Purpura
  • Penicillin-Resistant N. Gonorrhoeae Treatment Advisory
  • Staff Assignments
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Weeks 1-18, Through May 6, 1988
 Vol.8, No.1
February
1988
  • Lyme Disease-Connecticut
  • Pediatric AIDS Projections
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, 1986, 1987

1987                                                        Top of page

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 Vol.7, No.7
December
1987
  • Syphilis Increase
  • AIDS Update
  • Human Rabies Despite Treatment With Rabies Immune Globulin and Human Diploid Cell Rabies Vaccine-Thailand
 Vol.7, No.6
November
1987
  • AIDS Update
  • Giardiasis in Connecticut
  • Waterborne Outbreak of Giardiasis: Danbury
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Week 1-44, Through November 6, 1987
 Vol.7 No.5
October
1987
  • Influenza Update
  • Influenza Testing
  • Shigella Update
  • AIDS Update: State Supported Counseling & Testing Sites
  • Staff Assignments
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Week 1-36, Through September 11, 1987
 Vol.7, No.4
August
1987
  • Public Health Service Guidelines for Counseling and Antibody Testing to Prevent HIV Infection and AIDS
  • Staff Assignments
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Week 1-30, Through July 31, 1987
 Vol.7, No.3
June
1987
  • Measles Update
  • Salmonella Update
  • The Public Health Follow-Up of Reported Cases of Salmonellosis & Shigellosis
  • Release of Botulism Antitoxin
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Weeks 1-21, Through May 29, 1987
 Vol.7, No.2
March
1987
  • Tuberculosis and AIDS - Connecticut
  • Diagnosis and Management of Mycobacterial Infection and Disease in Persons With Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
  • AIDS Statistics
 Vol.7, No.1
January
1987
  • Hepatitis A in Connecticut
  • Hepatitis A in Patrons of a Restaurant
  • New Staff Assignments
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, 1985, 1986


NOTE: In 1987, the Volume number of the newsletter was changed to match the last number of the year of publication, therefore, there is no Volume 6.


1986                                                        Top of page

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 Vol.5, No.3
August
1986
  • Cases of HIB Disease Following Vaccination
  • Influenza and Laboratory Testing
  • Monovalent Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine, 1986-1987
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Weeks 1-35, Through August 29, 1986
 Vol.5, No.2
May
1986
  • FDA Alert: Listeriosis and Cheese
  • AIDS and IV Drug Users: The Importance of Prevention
  • Measles in Connecticut-1985
  • Hepatitis B Screening of High Risk Pregnant Woman and Subsequent Vaccination of Newborns
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Weeks 1-20, Through May 16, 1986
 Vol.5 No.1
February
1986
  • Summary of Studies Demonstrating Lack of HTLV-III Virus Transmission to Family Members and Health-care Setting Contacts of HTLV-III Infected Persons
  • Infrequency of HTLV-III Isolation From Saliva
  • Efficacy of Influenza Vaccine in Three Connecticut Nursing Homes
  • Announcement-STD Symposium
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, 1984, 1985

1985                                                        Top of page

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 Vol.4 No.5
1985
  • Issues in Environmental Health Indoor Air Pollution
  • Cigarette Smoking: The Bottom Line
  • AIDS Update-Preventing Transmission of HTLV-III/LAV: Sterilization, Disinfection, Housekeeping, and Waste Disposal
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Weeks 1-50, Through December 13, 1985
 Vol.4, No.4
1985
  • AIDS Update - Connecticut's New AIDS Program
  • Availability of HTLV-III Testing
  • AIDS Statistics
  • Sources of AIDS Information
  • ALERT: Penicillinase Producing N. gonorrhoeae
  • New Staff Assignments in Epidemiology
  • Communicable Diseases Reported, Connecticut, Weeks 1-43, Through October 25, 1985
 Vol.4, No.3
1985
  • Public Health Service Blood Screening Recommendations
 Vol.4, No.2
1985
  • Detection of Elevated Levels of Coliform Bacteria in a Public Water Supply - Connecticut
  • Epidemiology Section Directory
  • Reported Morbidity for Selected Notifiable Diseases, Connecticut, 1982, 1983, 1984
  • Immunization News
 Vol.4, No.1
1985
  • Hepatitis B Fatality in a Laboratory Worker
  • Refugees, Hepatitis B Immunization, and Reimbursement
  • Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine Shortage

1984                                                             Top of page

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 Vol.3 No.5
1984
  •  Lyme Disease in Connecticut-Preliminary Findings
  • Delta Hepatitis
  • AIDS Update
  • Children With AIDS or Underlying Immune Deficiency Attributed to LAV Attending Public School Health/Infection Control Issues
  • Reported Morbidity-November, 1984
 Vol.3, No.4
1984
  • Swimmer's Itch and Other Joys of Summer
  • AIDS Update
  • Reported Morbidity - June, 1984
  • New Staff Assignments in Epidemiology
 Vol.3, No.3
1984
  • Update-Lyme Disease
  • Chest X-ray Criteria Statement
  • Protecting the Health of International Travelers
  • Reported Morbidity - May, 1984
  • AIDS Cases per Million Population, by Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA) of Residence, Reported from June 1, 1981 to June 18, 1984 United States
 Vol.3, No.2
1984
  • AIDS Update
  • A Symposium on Infectious Diseases in Day Care: Management and Prevention
  • Reported Morbidity - March, 1984
 Vol.3, No.1
1984
  • Health Effects of Exposure to Unvented Kerosene Heater Emissions
  • Confirmed AIDS Cases in Connecticut, as of January 24, 1984
  • Reported Morbidity - December, 1983
  • State to Discontinue Provision of Gamma Globulin

1983                                                             Top of page

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 Vol.2, No.10
1983
  • AIDS Update
  • Enteroviral Activity Summery 1983
  • Reported Morbidity - October, 1983
 Vol.2, No.9
1983
  • Lyme Disease - A Triumph for Science
  • Reported Morbidity - September, 1983
  • Welcome Aboard
 Vol.2, No.8
August
1983
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis - 1983
  • AIDS - Update
  • Reported Morbidity - July, 1983
  • ERRATA
 Vol.2, No.7
July
1983
  • AIDS Update
  • Influenza Vaccines, 1983-1984
  • Gone Fishing
  • Reported Morbidity - June, 1983
  • Tuberculosis, 1983
 Vol.2, No.6
June
1983
  • Legionnaires' Disease: What Have We Learned?
  • Reported Morbidity - May, 1983
  • AIDS Update
 Vol.2, No.5
May
1983
  • Update on Hemorrhagic Colitis
  • The Safely of Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Reported Morbidity - April, 1983
 Vol.2, No.4
April
1983
  • General Recommendations on Immunization
  • Reported Morbidity - March, 1983
 Vol.2, No.3
March
1983
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Reported Morbidity - February, 1983
  • Update: Influenza Activity - United States, Connecticut
 Vol.2, No.2
February
1983
  • 1982 In Review
  • Reported Morbidity - January, 1983
 Vol.2, No.1
January
1983
  • Haemophilus influenzae Disease: Prevention of Secondary Cases
  • ERRATA
  • Reported Morbidity - December, 1982
  • Refugee Health Program
  • Herpes Symposium Planned

1982                                                        Top of page

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 Vol.1, Nos.3&4
1982
  • Rabies Prevention in Connecticut
  • Reported Morbidity - November, 1982
 Vol.1, No.2
1982
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Reported Morbidity - September, 1982
  • Scombroid Associated With Bluefish
  • Child Auto Safely Law Takes Effect
 Vol. 1 No.1
September
1982
  • Shigellosis Connecticut 1981-82
  • Preventable Diseases Division Directory
  • Reported Morbidity - July, 1982
  • New Epidemiology Publication







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