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2017 HEALTH ALERTS, ADVISORIES AND UPDATES

 

393 - 12/04/17 - ADV - Raw Milk Associated with Brucella abortus RB51 

392 - 10/25/17 - ADV - Advice for Health Care Providers Treating Patients in or Recently Returned from Hurricane-Affected Areas, Including Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands

391 - 10/16/17 - ADV - Saline Product Availability

390 - 10/06/17 - ADV - Guidance for Clinicians on Human Infections with Variant Influenza Viruses

389 - 10/04/17 - ADV - Testing Recommendations for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV and STDs in Pregnant Females 

388 - 08/23/17 - ADV - Evaluation of Returning Travelers for Severe Acute Respiratory Illness Caused by The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

387 - 08/11/17 - ADV - Detection and Control of Emerging Drug-Resistant Candida auris 

386 - 08/09/17 - ADV - Increase in Reported Cases of Cyclospora cayetanensis Infection, United States, Summer 2017

385 - 08/03/17 - ADV - Annual Oral Rabies Vaccination in Western Pennsylvania: Human Implications

384 - 07/31/17 - ADV - Newly Released Guidance on Preventing Fentanyl Exposure Among First Responders

383 - 07/27/17 - ADV - Zika Virus: Recommendations for Zika Testing

382 - 07/27/17 - ADV - Powassan Virus Disease Case Reported

381 - 07/07/17 - ADV - Patients Receiving Eculizumab (Soliris®) at High Risk for Invasive Meningococcal Disease Despite Vaccination

380 - 07/07/17 - ADV - Recommended HIV Testing Algorithm

379 - 06/29/17 - ADV - Nontuberculous Mycobacterium Infections following Cosmetic Surgery Performed in the Dominican Republic

377 - 06/06/17 - ADV - Carfentanil-Related Overdoses

376 - 05/17/17 - ADV - Potential for Falsely Low Blood Lead Test Results from LeadCare® Analyzers

375 - 05/12/17 - ADV - Lyme Disease and Other Tickborne Diseases in Pennsylvania

374 - 05/10/17 - ADV - Testing for Syphilis: Counties in Which the Rate of Syphilis Is At or Above the Level at Which Special Precautions Should Be Taken

373 - 04/21/17 - ADV - Recommendations for Diagnosing and Managing Shigella Strains with Possible Reduced Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin

372 - 03/17/17 - ADV - Cryptosporidium Infections Associated With a Farm, Northampton County

371 - 02/24/17 - ADV - Guidance for Clinicians on Mumps Diagnosis, Testing and Reporting

370 - 02/16/17 - ADV - Investigation of Seoul Virus Outbreak Associated with Home-based, Rat-breeding Facilities in Wisconsin and Illinois

369 - 01/27/17 - ADV - Testing Travelers Returning from China for Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus Infection

368 - 01/25/17 - ADV - New PA PDMP Requirements

367 - 01/17/17 - ADV - Extreme Danger Posed by Carfentanil

366 - 01/10/17 - ADV - Increased Influenza Activity and Severe Illness Reported