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Louisiana, like other states, grapples with widespread drug abuse. CDC’s DrugOverdose Death Data show Louisiana had a statistically significant 14.7% increase in its drug overdose death rate from 2015–2016. As early as 2013, the Louisiana Office of Public Health, Infectious Disease Epidemiology... Read more

Content type: Success Stories

Zika virus disease became a significant public health problem in Brazil in 2015 and quickly spread to other South American and Central American countries. While not an overly severe illness for many, Zika virus disease has been shown to increase the probability of severe birth defects in babies... Read more

Content type: Success Stories

Uploaded on behalf of Grace Marx, MD, MPH: Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, CDC.

 

This syndrome definition was created to explore Lyme disease through Syndromic data as an efficient approach to monitor the disease. 

This was created in NSSP... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

Uploaded on behalf of Grace Marx, MD, MPH: Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, CDC.

 

This syndrome definition was created to explore tick through Syndromic data as an efficient approach to monitor the tick-borne diseases and the utility of tick bite... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

Objective: This is an updated to the All Traffic-related submitted in 2018. The goal is to capture all traffic-related injuries presenting for healthcare, regardless of intent or vehicle type, to allow monitoring of long-term trends in traffic-related injuries as well as short-term aberrations... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

This syndrome was created to query NSSP ESSENCE on CO Poisoning and Exposure

Kansas just made CO Poisoning a mandatory reportable disease, but this was done so rapidly that hospital didn't have the chance to get reporting measures/alerts in place so many of our CO Poisonings went... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

This is a cluster of syndromes created to populate an extreme weather myESSENCE tab. The intent was to increase repeatability of our weather surveillance and have something where a user can use the "Change Region" option to select whatever county, or counties, experienced storm activity. This is... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

On October 21, 2016, at 8:02 am, a distilling plant in Kansas accidentally mixed sulfuric acid and sodium hypochloride, releasing a plume of chlorine gas. The respiratory effects of breathing chlorine gas can be felt almost immediately and can be severe. Symptoms include cough, wheezing,... Read more

Content type: Success Stories

This syndrome was created to enhance current occupational health surveillance methods. Current data sources have a lag time of at least three months and estimates are often under-reported. Employing a real-time, independent data source could enhance classification of work-related injuries and... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

This syndrome was created to help capture tree-related injuries during severe weather events. Extreme weather events require extensive tree removal and disposal, activities associated with severe injury risks among workers and residents.

Syndromic Surveillance System – EpiCenter

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Content type: Syndrome

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