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Record Search Query: ServiceParameters>ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES>HEALTH ADVISORIES>DISEASE/EPIDEMIC

Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet)
Entry ID: cdc_Foodnet

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Summary
Abstract: The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet)is the principal
foodborne disease component of CDC's Emerging Infections Program (EIP). FoodNet
is a collaborative project of the CDC, nine EIP sites (California, Colorado,
Connecticut, Georgia, New York, Maryland, Minnesota, Oregon and (Tennessee),
the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration
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Service Citation
Originators: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Title: Foodnet
Release_Date: 2001-12-11
Provider: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
URL: http://www.cdc.gov/foodnet/
Service Keywords
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >HEALTH ADVISORIES >DISEASE/EPIDEMIC Parameter Definition
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >HEALTH ADVISORIES >HUMAN HEALTH ADVISORIES Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
HEALTH
Quality Current "passive" surveillance systems rely upon reporting of foodborne
diseases by clinical laboratories to state health departments, which in turn
report to CDC. Although foodborne diseases are extremely common, only a
fraction of these illnesses are routinely reported to CDC via the surveillance
systems. This is because a complex chain of events must occur before such a
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Ancillary Keywords
surveillance system
foodborne diseases
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Service Provider
DHHS/CDC/NCIDOD/FDDB/FOODNET > FoodNet, Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.cdc.gov/foodnet/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: CDC PUBLIC INQUIRIES -- FOODBORNE DISEASES
Phone: (404) 639-3311
Phone: (404) 639-3534
Phone: (800) 311-3435
Contact Address:
National Center for Infectious Diseases
Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases
Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd.
City: Atlanta
Province or State: GA
Postal Code: 30333
Country: USA
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date:
SERF Last Revision Date: 2004-08-02
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