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Investigator Resources

The purpose of this webpage is to consolidate the information needed by the Infectious Diseases & Outbreaks District Investigators (DI) on a day-to-day basis. The following resources are the foundation for all DI's to conduct timely surveillance and investigations.

ID&O Suggestion Box

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Outbreak/Cluster Questionnaires and Resources

Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 20th Edition, 2015

This is a sourcebook on infectious diseases and includes identification, infectious agent, occurrence, mode of transmission, incubation period, susceptibility, and resistance.

Red Book, 2012 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases

It was developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Infectious Diseases to provide guidance on the manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of more than 200 common childhood conditions.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Any and all information listed on the CDC Website can be used for surveillance, investigation, and education for healthcare providers and the general public.

Alabama NEDSS Based System (ALNBS)

Infectious Diseases & Outbreaks Division

Center for Emergency Preparedness

Bureau of Clinical Laboratories

Influenza Information

Infectious Outbreaks and Disease Information

Infection Control

Mumps Survey for Immunization Staff (Temporary link)

Page last updated: June 13, 2023