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The National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID) has been officially reorganized and as a result its former divisions and programs have been realigned into multiple new national centers. Any reference in this site to "NCID" is no longer accurate. The content is being repurposed and this portion of the CDC site remains posted for archive purposes only.

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NCID Publications Available Online, by Type of Publication

Training Materials, Reference Guides, Plans, Reports

Antibiotic Resistance Surveillance Toolkit (for Streptococcus pneumoniae)
Manual and resources help state and local health departments design surveillance systems that track Streptococcus pneumoniae
Bioterrorism Agents (smallpox, plague, botulism, more)
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response site
CDC Data and Specimen Handling (DASH) Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF (23 KB)
Section form 50.34 for submission of laboratory specimens
Cryptosporidium and Water: A Public Health Handbook, 1997 Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF (1.18 MB)
For local health departments and water utilities
DPDx: Diagnostic Parasitology
Dynamic electronic resource focusing on the identification and diagnosis of parasites of public health concern
Health Information for International Travel
"The Yellow Book". Reference for those who advise international travelers about health risks. Guide and interactive site
Health Level Seven Specifications for Electronic Laboratory-Based Reporting of Public Health Information, 1996 Corel WordPerfect 6.0
(284 KB)

Hepatitis (viral)
Training materials

Infection Control for Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers In the African Health Care Setting" Manual
Illustrated manual, English and French

International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases 2002

  • Webcast
    Complete sessions, individual presentations, speakers' slides.
  • Program
    Overview; sessions; program
Isolation and Identification of Measles Virus in Cell Culture
Guide for the collection and handling of specimens for the isolation and identification of measles virus. English and Spanish
Mosquitoes of Public Health Importance and Their Control
See multiple-file listing on DVBID West Nile Virus Publications page. Self-Study Course 3013-G, Vector-Borne Disease Control. Revised 1993
Neato Mosquito: An Elementary Curriculum Guide
Curriculum, video, lessons
Ounce of Prevention: Keeps the Germs Away; An
Simple steps for preventing infectious diseases. Companion materials
Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance in Healthcare Settings
Tools for clinicians
Protecting the Nation’s Health in an Era of Globalization: CDC’s Global Infectious Disease Strategy
Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF (495 KB)
Public Health Action Plan to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance, A
Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF (115 KB)
Strategic plan and site with press releases and documentation
Sanitary Inspections of International Cruise Vessels (the "Green Sheet")
This sheet is no longer being published. See instead the "CDC Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP)" from the National Center for Environmental Health
Standardized Method for HPLC Identification of Mycobacteria, 1996 Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF (473 KB)
West Nile virus
Self-study course, more...
Workbook for Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating a Sharps Injury Prevention Program
For healthcare providers

See Also
Infectious Disease Surveillance site

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CDC publishes a great amount of information in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report and Emerging Infectious Diseases journal. If you do not find a publication on the topic you are looking for below, please try those publications.

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