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Public health notifiable disease management guidelines: Varicella (Chickenpox)

Description

Intended for public health professionals, this resource presents the recommended practices for the management and reporting of Varicella, or Chickenpox, as a notifiable disease. Topics covered include: a case definition of the disease; information on reporting requirements; disease etiology; clinical presentation; diagnosis; epidemiology; key investigation; case management and treatment; and preventive measures. The guidelines were developed by Alberta Health with input and advice from Medical Officers of Health, public health nurses, public health inspectors and medical infectious disease specialists.

Tags
Chickenpox Varicella communicable diseases notifiable diseases public health surveillance

Title and publication information

Extent

15 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Creator
Health
Publisher

Health

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Resource Dates

Date Created

2014-11-01

Date Added

2015-10-13T14:54:16.222427

Date Modified

2014-11-01

Date Issued

2014-11-01

Audience information

Identifiers

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Health. Surveillance and Assessment Branch.

Contact Email

Health.CD@gov.ab.ca