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Canada Communicable Disease Report

15 December 2006

Volume 32
Number 25
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Volume 32 of the Canada Communicable Disease Report comprises of 24 biweekly issues, eight Advisory Committee Statements, and four supplements.

Introduction

Adverse Events: adverse events after vaccination with dTap in high school students who have previously been vaccinated with D2T5 25

Announcement: National Education Conference - Canada (CHICA-Canada) 95, 199; good news! 109

Avian influenza: update 75, 76, 130; in China 75, in Egypt 130, in Indonesia 76

Bacterial Infections: Streptococcus pneumoniae outbreak in a rural Regina community 181

Cholera: update 131; in Angola 131

Enteric Illness: descriptive epidemiology of enteric illness for selected reportable diseases, 2003 275; in Ontario 275

Foodborne Infections: outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium phage type U302, spring 2005 87; jkoutbreak of trichinellosis in French hunters who are Canadian black bear meat 109; in Ontario 87

Food Safety: report on a workshop to develop a framework for microbial food safety policy research, 7-8 March, 2005 13; in Ottawa 13

Gastroenteritis: self-exclusion behaviours of people with gastrointestinal illness who work in high-risk settings or attend daycare 175

Haemophilus influenzae: invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease in the post-vaccination era suggests a changing epidemiology 125; in Manitoba 125

Health Hazard Alerts: E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in the United States associated with bagged fresh spinach 272; suspected tampering associated with various ham and sliced meat products 297

Hepatitis: descriptive analysis of endemic and travel hepatitis A cases, 1998 to 2004 287; the changing epidemiology of hepatitis A in British Columbia: using health authority follow-up data to inform policy and practice 239; possible transmission of hepatitis A in a school setting 263; in Ontario 287

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV): estimates of HIV prevalence and incidence, 2005 165; in Canada 165

Immunization: immunization coverage by age 2 for five recommended vaccines in the Capital Health Region 117 (addendum 155); the epidemiology of influenza in children hospitalized in Canada, 2004-2005, in Immunization Monitoring Program Active (IMPACT) Centres 77; the hidden economic benefits of childhood immunizations in Capital Health Region 18; in Alberta 18; in Edmonton 117

Infection Control: self-exclusion behaviours of people with gastrointestinal illness who work in high-risk settings or attend daycare 175

Influenza: addressing a public health priority: first canadian research agenda on influenza prevention, control and management 266; Calgary based study of influenza vaccination for young children: parental beliefs and behaviours 141; influenza in Canada - 2004-2005 season 57 (addendum 115); influenza in Canada, 2005-2006 season update 38; influenza in the world 115; influenza outbreak in an Ontario long-term care home - January 2005 257; laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations among children in the Metropolitan Toronto and Peel region by active surveillance, 2004-2005 203 (addendum 246); the epidemiology of influenza in children hospitalized in Canada, 2004-2005, in Immunization Monitoring Program Active (IMPACT) Centres 77

Lyme Disease: descriptive epidemiology of lyme disease: 1999-2004 247; in Ontario 247

Meningitis: enhanced surveillance of invasive meningococcal disease in Canada: 1 January, 2002, through 31 December, 2003 97

Neisseria gonorrhea: sub-regional variations in the epidemiology of Neisseria gonorrhea in a large urban region in Alberta, Canada: results from spatial analyses using routinely collected surveillance data 29

Notifiables Diseases: descriptive epidemiology of enteric illness for selected reportable diseases, 2003 275; final report and recommendations from the National Notifiable Diseases Working Group 211; suboptimal reporting of notifiable diseases in Canadian emergency departments: a survey of emergency physician knowledge, practices, and perceived barriers 187; in Ontario 275

Notifiable Diseases Summary: 22, 113, 162, 200, 208

Outbreak News: 43, 122, 198, 229, 286

Pneumococcal Infections: expected benefits of pneumococcal vaccination in Canadian infants and children < 5 years old 45; incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease after introduction of the universal infant immunization program (2002-2005) 157; in British Columbia 157

Salmonellosis: an international outbreak of human salmonellosis associated with animal-derived pet treats, 2005 150; home or away? Investigation of Salmonella enteritidis PFGE pattern SENXAI.0003 and SENBNI.0003, phage type 8, in the Maritimes, 2005 231; outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium phage type U302, spring 2005 87; in Canada 150; in Ontario 87; in Washington 150

Sexually Transmitted Infections: see Neisseria gonorrhea

Streptococcal Infections: Streptococcus pneumoniae outbreak in a rural Regina Community 181 (erratum 245)

Surveillance: enhanced surveillance of invasive meningococcal disease in Canada: 1 January, 2002, through 31 December, 2003 97; laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations among children in the Metropolitan Toronto and Peel region by active surveillance, 2004-2005 203 (addendum 246); sub-regional variations in the epidemiology of Neisseria gonorrhea in a large urban region in Alberta, Canada: results from spatial analyses using routinely collected surveillance data 29

Travel and Health: descriptive analysis of endemic and travel hepatitis A cases, 1998 to 2004 287; travel by air and health considerations 1; in Ontario 287

Trichinellosis: outbreak of trichinellosis in French hunters who ate Canadian black bear meat 109

Tuberculosis: outbreak of tuberculosis in the Laurentian region, 2005 226; tuberculin skin testing of close contacts: recent or long-standing infection? 133 (erratum 155)

Vaccine: adverse events after vaccination with dTap in high school students who have previously been vaccinated with D2T5 25; Calgary based study of influenza vaccination for young children: parental beliefs and behaviours 141; expected benefits of pneumococcal vaccination in Canadian infants and children < 5 years old 45; immunization coverage by age 2 for five recommended vaccines in the Capital Health Region 117 (addendum 155); incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease after introduction of the universal infant immunization program, (2002-2005) 157; invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease in Manitoba in the post-vaccination era suggests a changing epidemiology 125; in British Columbia 157, in Edmonton 117

ADVISORY COMMITTEE STATEMENTS

2006 CCDR SUPPLEMENTS

  1. 32S1 Canadian Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Research Priorities Workshop Final Report
    July 2006
  2. 32S2 Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease
    September 2006
  3. 32S3 Canadian National Report on Immunization, 2006
    October 2006
  4. 32S4 Proceedings of the National Microbiology Laboratory PertussisWorkshop
    November 2006

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