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Acute Communicable Disease Control


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County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Acute Communicable Disease Control
313 N. Figueroa Street, Room 212
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 240-7941
Fax: (213) 482-4856
E-Mail:acdc2@ph.lacounty.gov
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Acute Communicable Disease Control
Antibiotic Resistant Education

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 News
    Antibiotic consumption and resistance The annual DANMAP report (Danish Integrated Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring and Research Programme, www.danmap.org) summarises the Danish consumption of antibiotics used for animals and humans, and follows the development of resistance in bacteria collected from animals, foodstuffs and humans.
    New Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines Published (March 2005): IDSA and the American Thoracic Society (ATS) have co-authored new guidelines for the management of hospital-acquired, ventilator-associated, and health care-acquired pneumonia. The new guidelines are the first from IDSA, and include major changes from those published by ATS in 1996

    CDC: Screening Reduces Strep B in Infants (June 2004) Screening pregnant women for group B streptococcal bacteria and giving antibiotics to infected mothers-to-be have dramatically reduced the disease in U.S. newborns to the lowest level on record.

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