Transmission-Airborne


TitleTypeLevel of evidenceSourcePublishedReview
Guidance on infection control in schools and other childcare settingsBest practiceEvidence citedPublic Health England (GOV.UK)09/02/2014
Case of Legionnaires’ disease in a neonate following a home birth in a heated birthing pool, England, June 2014 OtherEvidence citedEuro Surveillance07/24/2014
Childhood flu immunisation programme from September 2014 to 2015: information for parents and schoolsBest practice
Care guideline
Factsheet
Evidence citedGOV.UK07/14/2014
Flu vaccinations: which flu vaccine should you or your child have - promotional materialBest practice
Factsheet
Public leaflet
Evidence citedPublic Health England (GOV.UK)06/10/2014
Uptake and impact of a new live attenuated influenza vaccine programme in England: early results of a pilot in primary school-age children, 2013/14 influenza season Journal article
Outbreak report
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance06/05/2014
Risk Assessment Guidelines for Infectious Diseases Transmitted on Aircrafts (RAGIDA) – Tuberculosis Care guideline
Review
Evidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)05/23/2014
Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Hospitalized Patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)05/15/2014
Risk assessment guidelines for infectious diseases transmitted on aircraft (RAGIDA) - Influenza Best practiceEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)04/29/2014
Interim guidelines for the public health management of scarlet fever outbreaks in schools, nurseries and other childcare settingsBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedPublic Health England (GOV.UK)04/17/2014
Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013Review
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)04/01/2014
Legionnaires’ disease Part 2: The control of legionella bacteria in hot and cold water systems Best practiceEvidence citedHealth & Safety Executive04/01/2014
Tuberculosis control in big cities and urban risk groups in the European Union: a consensus statement Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance03/06/2014
Changes to the meningococcal C conjugate (MenC) vaccine schedule 2013 to 2014: advice for healthcare professionalsBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)03/04/2014
Rapid risk assessment: Human infections with avian influenza A viruses, China Review
Surveillance data
Evidence citedBritish Medical Journal (BMJ)02/26/2014
Rubella resourcesPublic leafletN/APublic Health England (GOV.UK)01/02/2014
ECDC Guidance: investigation and control of TB incidents affecting children in congregate settingsBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)12/13/2013
A review of the winter influenza strategy for hospitals within a major district health board in New Zealand following the 2012 Influenza seasonCare guideline
Surveillance data
Evidence citedInternational Journal of Infection Control 12/01/2013
Health Protection Network Guidance Documents (Updated December 2013) Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedHealth Protection Scotland (HPS)12/01/2013
Legionnaires' disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systemsBest practiceEvidence citedHealth & Safety Executive12/01/2013
Outbreak of Measles in Wales Nov 2012 – July 2013 (Final Report_Surveillance dataEvidence citedPublic Health Wales11/14/2013
Scientific opinion on the possible risks posed by the influenza A(H3N2v) virus for animal health and its potential spread and implications for animal and human healthSurveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)10/21/2013
Guidance on the use of respiratory and facial protection equipmentBest practice
Care guideline
Review
Evidence citedJournal of Hospital Infection. 10/01/2013
Zoonoses Report UK 2012 Surveillance dataEvidence citedPublic Health England (GOV.UK)09/04/2013
Flu Immunisation Consent Form OtherN/AGOV.UK08/23/2013
Seasonal flu vaccination winter 2013 to 2014: who should have it and why Public leafletN/APublic Health England (GOV.UK)08/21/2013
Tuberculosis in the UK: 2013 report Surveillance dataEvidence citedPublic Health England (GOV.UK)08/21/2013
'Protecting your child against flu' leafletFactsheet
Public leaflet
UnspecifiedPublic Health England (GOV.UK)08/15/2013
Five reasons to get your child vaccinated against fluPublic leafletUnspecifiedPublic Health England (GOV.UK)08/15/2013
World health report 2013: Research for universal health coverage Best practiceEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)08/15/2013
Tuberculosis in the UK: 2013 report Surveillance dataEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)08/01/2013
Treatment of MERS - CoV: Decision Support Tool Clinical Decision Making Tool for Treatment of MERS - CoV Best practiceEvidence citedPublic Health England (GOV.UK)07/29/2013
Children's flu immunisation programme 2013 to 2014OtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)07/26/2013
JCVI summary on advice on the number of doses of flu vaccine for childrenPolicyN/ADepartment of Health (DH)07/26/2013
Flu plan - Winter 2013/14Best practiceEvidence citedPublic Health England (GOV.UK)07/26/2013
Prevention of norovirus infection in schools and childcare facilitiesBest practiceEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)07/10/2013
Point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals 2011–2012Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)07/04/2013
Revised recommendations for the prevention of secondary Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease Best practiceEvidence citedPublic Health England (GOV.UK)07/01/2013
Key facts - MERS-CoV ((Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus virus), previously known as novel coronavirusWeb directoryEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)06/19/2013
Guidance on the use of respiratory and facial protection equipmentBest practiceEvidence citedHospital Infection Society (HIS)06/13/2013
MMR Action Plan Best practiceEvidence citedPublic Health England (GOV.UK)06/01/2013
Scientific Pandemic Influenza Advisory Committee (SPI): Subgroup on Modelling Modelling Summary - updated on a regular basisReview
Surveillance data
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)06/01/2013
Changes to the Meningococcal C conjugate (MenC) vaccine schedule 2013 Q&As for healthcare practitioners Best practice
Factsheet
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)05/07/2013
Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer, Volume Two, 2011, Infections and the rise of antimicrobial resistanceGovernment reportEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)03/11/2013
Pandemic fluBest practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)02/20/2013
Update on use of antivirals for flu prevention and treatmentBest practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)12/20/2012
UK Pandemic Influenza Communications Strategy 2012Best practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)12/18/2012
The Scientific Pandemic Influenza Subgroup on Modelling (SPI-M) SummaryReview
Surveillance data
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)11/27/2012
Feverish illness in children (update): guideline consultationConsultationEvidence citedNational Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)11/23/2012
Seasonal influenza vaccination of children and pregnant women Best practiceEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)10/04/2012
Narcolepsy in association with pandemic influenza vaccination – a multi-country European epidemiological investigation Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)09/20/2012
Inform, protect, immunise: tackling measles by engaging underserved populations Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)09/18/2012
Healthcare-associated infections in long-term care facilities (HALT) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, January to March 2011 Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance08/30/2012
The chain of infection transmission in the home and everyday life settings, and the role of hygiene in reducing the risk of infection (Note: this is an update of the 2002 IFH review "The Infection Potential in the domestic setting and the role of hygiene")Best practice
Review
Evidence citedIFH08/24/2012
Prevalence and determinants associated with healthcare-associated infections in long-term care facilities (HALT) in the Netherlands, May to June 2010 Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance08/23/2012
The Green BookBest practice
Factsheet
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)08/03/2012
Immunisation against infectious disease - Green Book – the complete current editionBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)07/16/2012
Prevention of norovirus infection in schools and childcare facilities - Public Consultation ConsultationEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)07/12/2012
Global Vaccine Action Plan 2011 - 2020Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)07/01/2012
Pandemic influenza: Guidance on the management of death certification and cremation certification  Best practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)06/25/2012
Rapid risk assessment: A community outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Edinburgh, Scotland Review
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)06/13/2012
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention (TASP) of HIV and TB - programmatic updateBest practiceEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)06/12/2012
Health planning for large public eventsFactsheetEvidence citedWorld Health Organisation 06/08/2012
World Health Statistics 2012Surveillance dataEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)05/16/2012
Use of the vaccination register to evaluate influenza vaccine coverage in seniors in the 2010/11 influenza season, Navarre, Spain Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance04/26/2012
Measuring childhood vaccine coverage in England: the role of Child Health Information Systems Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance04/19/2012
New Methodology for Estimating the Burden of Infectious Diseases in EuropeJournal articleEvidence citedPLoS one04/17/2012
Early estimates of seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness in Europe among target groups for vaccination: results from the I-MOVE multicentre case–control study, 2011/12 Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance04/12/2012
A human metapneumovirus outbreak at a community hospital in England, July to September 2010 Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance04/12/2012
Key changes to pandemic plans by Member States of the WHO European Region based on lessons learnt from the 2009 pandemic Best practiceEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)04/04/2012
Health and Social Care Influenza Pandemic Preparedness and ResponseBest practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)04/01/2012
Assessing the potential impacts of climate change on food- and waterborne diseases in Europe Research studyEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)03/28/2012
Tuberculosis - hard-to-reach groups (PH37)Best practice
Factsheet
Evidence citedNational Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)03/23/2012
Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe 2012 Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)03/19/2012
Seasonal influenza 2011–2012 in Europe (EU/EEA countries)Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)03/09/2012
Guidelines for the management of norovirus outbreaks in acute and community health and social care settingsBest practice
Review
Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)03/08/2012
Legionnaires disease in England and Wales, 2008-2010 Surveillance dataEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)03/06/2012
Tools for Implementing Tuberculosis Infection-Control Activities in HIV Clinics and Outpatient SettingsBest practice
Factsheet
Training
Evidence citedCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)03/01/2012
European Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Network (ELDSNet) - Operating procedures Professional development
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)02/24/2012
Wellness centres: an important but overlooked source of Legionnaires’ disease. Eight years of source investigation in the Netherlands, 1 August 2002 to 1 August 2010 Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance02/23/2012
Accelerating work to Overcome the Global Impact of Neglected Tropical Diseases - A ROADMAP FOR IMPLEMENTATIONBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organization (WHO)01/30/2012
Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccination policies and coverage in Europe Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance01/26/2012
Surveillance Report - Weekly influenza surveillance overview (20 January 2012) Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)01/20/2012
Infection control precautions to minimise transmission of Respiratory Tract Infections (RTIs) in the healthcare setting Best practiceEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)01/12/2012
Guidelines on Streptococcal InfectionsBest practiceEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)01/10/2012
NICE Pathways - Tuberculosis overviewBest practice
Care guideline
Factsheet
Professional development
Web directory
Training
Evidence citedNational Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)01/01/2012
Migrant Health: Infectious diseases in non-UK born populations in the UKSurveillance dataEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)12/20/2011
Preliminary implications for Europe of the 2011 influenza season in five temperate southern hemisphere countries Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance12/15/2011
Gastrointestinal infections annual report, 2010Surveillance dataEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)12/15/2011
Tuberculosis in the UK: 2011 report Surveillance dataEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)12/06/2011
Review of ECDC’s response to the influenza pandemic 2009/10 Review
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)11/24/2011
Annual epidemiological report 2011 - Reporting on 2009 surveillance data and 2010 epidemic intelligence data Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)11/11/2011
UK influenza pandemic preparedness strategy 2011ConsultationEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)11/10/2011
The UK Influenza Preparedness Strategy 2011Best practice
Policy
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)11/10/2011
Influenza at the Human-Animal Interface (HAI) Web directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organization (WHO)11/02/2011
IFIC Basic Concepts of Infection Control (previously published as 'Basic Concepts of Infection Control' Best practice
Care guideline
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Internation Federation of Infection Control (IFIC)11/01/2011
The Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of Southern Africa - Links to Local PoliciesCare guidelineEvidence citedFederation of Infectious Diseases Societies of Southern Africa (Fidssa)11/01/2011
Global tuberculosis control 2011Surveillance dataEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)10/11/2011
Successive outbreaks of Group A streptococcus (GAS) in care of the elderly settings; lessons learned Journal articleEvidence citedJournal of Infection Prevention10/06/2011
Measles in Geneva between 2003 and 2010: persistence of measles outbreaks despite high immunisation coverage Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance09/29/2011
ECDC and ERS introduce EU standards for tuberculosis care Best practice
Consultation
Evidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)09/26/2011
ECDC publishes Legionnaires’ disease surveillance data Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)09/26/2011
Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance Best practiceEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)09/22/2011
Seasonal Flu Immunisation Programme 2011/12OtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)09/13/2011
Dedicated outreach service for hard to reach patients with tuberculosis in London: observational study and economic evaluationJournal articleEvidence citedBritish Medical Journal (BMJ)09/13/2011
Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Uptake amongst frontline healthcare workers in England 2010/11Surveillance dataEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)09/06/2011
Rapid risk assessment: Potential resurgence of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza OtherEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)09/01/2011
Understanding the behavioural aspects and the role of health communication in mitigating the impact of seasonal influenza ReviewEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)08/31/2011
Outbreak due to a Klebsiella pneumoniae strain harbouring KPC-2 and VIM-1 in a German university hospital, July 2010 to January 2011 Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance08/18/2011
Avian influenza A(H5N1) in humans: new insights from a line list of World Health Organization confirmed cases, September 2006 to August 2010 Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuro Surveillance08/11/2011
Prevention of infection and communicable disease control in prisons and places of detentionBest practiceEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)08/08/2011
Multidrug-resistant, extensively drug-resistant and pandrug-resistant bacteria: an international expert proposal for interim standard definitions for acquired resistanceStandard Operating ProceduresEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)07/27/2011
Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI)Surveillance data
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)07/14/2011
Transmission of Influenza on International Flights, May 2009 Journal articleCohort studiesEmerging Infectious Diseases07/01/2011
Surveillance trends of the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic in Europe Outbreak report
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance06/30/2011
PL/CMO/2011/01, PL/CNO/2011/01, PL/CPHO/2011/01: The seasonal flu immunisation programme 2011/12OtherProfessional opinionDepartment of Health (DH)05/25/2011
Seasonal flu plan Winter 2011/12Best practice
Policy
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)05/25/2011
The seasonal influenza immunisation programme. Consultation: a review of the procurement of seasonal vaccineConsultationEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)05/25/2011
Surveillance of influenza and other respiratory viruses in the UK: 2010-2011 reportSurveillance dataEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)05/25/2011
Screening of immigrants in the UK for imported latent tuberculosis: a multicentre cohort study and cost-effectiveness analysisJournal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedLancet Infectious Diseases05/25/2011
Controlling risk in the built environment – evaluation of a risk assessment algorithmJournal articleEvidence citedJournal of Infection Prevention05/11/2011
Mastering the basics of TB control – Development of a handbook on TB diagnostic methods Best practice
Standard Operating Procedures
Evidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)05/06/2011
Web query-based surveillance in Sweden during the influenza A(H1N1)2009 pandemic, April 2009 to February 2010 Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance05/05/2011
The impact of the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic on attitudes of healthcare workers toward seasonal influenza vaccination 2010/11 Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance04/28/2011
European Risk Assessment Guidance for Infectious Diseases transmitted on Aircraft – the RAGIDA project Journal article
Review
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance04/21/2011
Review of the Evidence Base Underpinning the UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness StrategyBest practice
CAT (Critically Appraised Topic)
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)03/22/2011
Tuberculosis surveillance in Europe 2009. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control/WHO Regional Office for Europe.Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)03/18/2011
Early estimates of seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness in Europe, 2010/11: I-MOVE, a multicentre case–control study Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuro Surveillance03/17/2011
JCVI advice on the pneumococcal vaccination programme for people aged 65 years and older Best practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)03/16/2011
Influenza virus characterisation, summary Europe, March 2011 Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)03/02/2011
Infection Prevention and Control in Day Childcare SettingsBest practiceEvidence citedHealth Protection Scotland (HPS)03/01/2011
The second wave of 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) in New Zealand, January–October 2010 Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance02/10/2011
Effectiveness of seasonal 2010/11 and pandemic influenza A(H1N1)2009 vaccines in preventing influenza infection in the United Kingdom: mid-season analysis 2010/11 Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuro Surveillance02/10/2011
HPA Guidelines for the Public Health Management of PertussisBest practiceEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)02/01/2011
ECDC Forward Look Risk Assessment: Seasonal influenza 2010–2011 in Europe Outbreak reportEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)01/25/2011
Effectiveness of pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccine in preventing pandemic influenza A(H1N1)2009 infection in England and Scotland 2009-2010 Journal article
Research study
Case control studiesEuro Surveillance01/13/2011
Effectiveness of the 2009 seasonal influenza vaccine against pandemic influenza A(H1N1)2009 in healthcare workers in New Zealand, June-August 2009 Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance01/13/2011
Sensitivity and specificity of the user-seal-check in determining the fit of N95 respirators Journal articleEvidence citedJournal of Hospital Infection. 01/13/2011
Guidelines for the prevention and control of group A streptococcal infection in acute healthcare and maternity settings in the UK (external link - abstract only)) Best practiceEvidence citedJournal of Infection01/10/2011
Swine flu vaccination for pregnant women: frequently asked questionsBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2011
Seasonal influenza vaccine uptake and vaccine supplyPolicyN/ADepartment of Health (DH)01/07/2011
Estimates of Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Europe, 2009–2010: Results of Influenza Monitoring Vaccine Effectiveness in Europe (I-MOVE) Multicentre Case-Control StudyJournal articleCase control studiesPLoS one01/01/2011
Seasonal InfluenzaWebpageEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)12/30/2010
H1N1 (2009) flu vaccination for pregnant women: frequently asked questionsFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)12/24/2010
Typical Q & As received on influenza vaccination and antiviral prophylaxis OtherEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)12/24/2010
Pharmacological treatment and prophylaxis of influenza Version 1.3 24 December 2010 Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)12/24/2010
Seasonal Flu 2010/11 in prisons and other closed institutions within the criminal justice system in EnglandOtherEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)12/22/2010
Seasonal influenza 2010/11: prescription of antivirals - letter from the CMOBest practiceN/ADepartment of Health (DH)12/21/2010
Seasonal flu vaccine uptake letter from Professor David SalisburyOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)12/15/2010
Treatment guidelines for patients with influenza 2010/2011OtherEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)12/14/2010
Influenza Season 2010/11 - Use of AntiviralsOtherEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)12/10/2010
Pandemic influenza preparedness programme: Statistical Legacy Group - a report for the Chief Medical OfficerSurveillance dataEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)12/03/2010
Uptake of the seasonal influenza vaccineOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)11/19/2010
Progressing towards TB elimination - A follow-up to the Framework Action Plan to Fight Tuberculosis in the European UnionReview
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)11/15/2010
Global Tuberculosis Control 2010Surveillance dataEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)11/11/2010
General information and infection control precautions to minimise transmission of Respiratory Tract Infections (RTIs) in the healthcare setting FactsheetEvidence citedHealth Protection Scotland (HPS)11/05/2010
Tuberculosis in the UK: Annual report on tuberculosis surveillance in the UK 2010Surveillance dataEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)11/04/2010
Spotlight: Seasonal influenza  WebpageEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)10/29/2010
ECDC Forward look risk assessment for the 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) and future influenza season - Superseded By " Likely scenarios and uncertainties in the 2010/2011 influenza season in Europe and beyond" ReviewEvidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)10/28/2010
Pandemic H1N1 (Swine Flu) and Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Uptake amongst Frontline Healthcare Workers in England 2009/10 Surveillance dataEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)10/28/2010
Pandemic H1N1 (Swine) Influenza Vaccine Uptake amongst Patient Groups in Primary Care in England 2009/10 Surveillance dataEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)10/28/2010
Guidance for children with special needs (Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza) 1. Advice for Mainstream Schools 2. Advice for Special Schools Best practiceProfessional opinion
Unspecified
Health Protection Agency (HPA)10/25/2010
Travel-associated Legionnaires’ disease in Europe in 2009 Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuro Surveillance10/14/2010
Global Plan to Stop TB Web directoryEvidence citedWorld Health Organisation 10/13/2010
Annual Threat Report 2009 Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)10/04/2010
Epidemiological report of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in the UKSurveillance dataEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)10/01/2010
Spotlight: Surveillance - Data for action  Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)09/30/2010
Quantifying benefits and risks of vaccinating Australian children aged six months to four years with trivalent inactivated seasonal influenza vaccine in 2010 Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance09/16/2010
Community outbreak of group B meningococcal disease in southwest France – December 2008 to September 2009 Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance09/16/2010
Influenza SeasonWeb directoryEvidence citedHealth Protection Scotland (HPS)09/01/2010
Influenza Pandemic PlanningWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (NI)09/01/2010
The impact of the pandemic influenza A(H1N1) 2009 virus on seasonal influenza A viruses in the southern hemisphere, 2009 Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance08/05/2010
General practice out-of-hours service in Ireland provides a new source of syndromic surveillance data on influenza Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance08/05/2010
Spotlight on measles 2010: Ongoing measles outbreak in Greece, January–July 2010 Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance07/29/2010
Event-based biosurveillance of respiratory disease in Mexico, 2007–2009: connection to the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic? Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance07/29/2010
Regional and age-specific patterns of pandemic H1N1 influenza virus seroprevalence inferred from vaccine clinical trials, August-October 2009 Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance07/29/2010
Monitoring influenza activity in Europe with Google Flu Trends: comparison with the findings of sentinel physician networks – results for 2009-10 Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance07/22/2010
Strategies for disease-specific programmes 2010-2013 OtherEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)07/14/2010
Whooping Cough (Pertussis) - NHS Immunisation website Web directoryUnspecifiedNHS Immunisation website07/01/2010
Lessons learned from the H1N1 (swine flu) pandemicOtherEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)07/01/2010
Learning the lessons from the H1N1 vaccination campaign for Health Care WorkersBest practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)07/01/2010
Report of the Swine Flu Critical Care Clinical Group and Key Learning Points for Future Surge PlanningBest practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)07/01/2010
The 2009 influenza pandemic: An independent review of the UK response to the 2009 influenza pandemicReviewEvidence citedDepartment of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (NI)07/01/2010
Pandemic influenza A(H1N1) outbreak in a complex of schools in Paris, France, June 2009 Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance06/24/2010
PL/CMO/2010/01, PL/CNO/2010/01, PL/CPHO/2010/01: The influenza immunisation programme 2010/11OtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)06/23/2010
Transmissibility of 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) in New Zealand: effective reproduction number and influence of age, ethnicity and importations Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance06/17/2010
Pandemic influenza A(H1N1) virus in Scotland: geographically variable immunity in Spring 2010, following the winter outbreak Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance06/17/2010
Sources of UK flu dataSurveillance data
Web directory
Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)06/15/2010
The Influenza Immunisation Programme 2010/11OtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)06/03/2010
Influenza pandemic preparedness update Surveillance dataEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)06/01/2010
When Should I worry?Public leaflet
Training
Evidence citedRoyal College of General Practitioners06/01/2010
If you work with poultry, read this leaflet now The programme has been discontinued. The resources have been retained for reference purposes onlyPublic leafletEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)05/28/2010
The role of the Health Protection Agency in the ‘containment’ phase during the first wave of pandemic influenza in England in 2009 ReviewEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)05/25/2010
Risk assessment on Q feverOtherEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)05/24/2010
Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 and mortality in the United Kingdom: risk factors for death, April 2009 to March 2010 Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance05/20/2010
Adverse drug effects following oseltamivir mass treatment and prophylaxis in a school outbreak of 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) in June 2009, Sheffield, United Kingdom Journal articleEvidence citedEuro Surveillance05/13/2010
Avian influenza Web directoryEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)05/06/2010
Annual Report of the Director: 2009 Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)05/01/2010
The Potential for Airborne Dispersal of Clostridium difficile from Symptomatic PatientsJournal articleEvidence citedClinical Infectious Diseases04/23/2010
BCG - NHS Immunisation websiteCare guideline
Web directory
UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation Website04/12/2010
Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) - NHS Immunisation websiteCare guideline
Web directory
UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation Website04/12/2010
Legionella Notification Surveillance dataEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)04/06/2010
Swine flu: frequently asked questionsPublic leafletN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)04/01/2010
H1N1 (2009) swine influenza: update and further actions on social care resilience OtherEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)04/01/2010
Pandemic H1N1 (2009): update and resilience actions for NHS BoardsOtherEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)03/31/2010
Swine flu: Antiviral medicinesFactsheetN/AMedicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency03/22/2010
Vaccination programmeBest practiceN/ADepartment of Health (DH)03/18/2010
Joint ECDC/WHO report on tuberculosis surveillance in Europe in 2008Outbreak report
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)03/18/2010
Risk of developing tuberculosis from a school contact: retrospective cohort study, United Kingdom, 2009 Journal article
Outbreak report
Cohort studiesEuro Surveillance03/18/2010
Surveillance of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in Europe, 2003-2007 Journal article
Surveillance data
Evidence citedEuro Surveillance03/18/2010
Pregnancy and swine fluFactsheet
Public leaflet
Professional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)03/03/2010
An influenza outbreak in a regional residential facilityJournal articleEvidence citedJournal of Infection Prevention03/02/2010
H1N1 Influenza A and Pregnancy Outcomes in Victoria, Australia(2009)Case reportEvidence citedClinical Infectious Diseases03/01/2010
Tuberculosis Update: Newsletter March 2010OtherEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)03/01/2010
Treatment of tuberculosis guidelines: fourth editionCare guideline
Review
Evidence citedWorld Health Organisation 03/01/2010
Primary care summary of the British Thoracic Society Guidelines for the management of community acquired pneumonia in adults: 2009 update Best practice
Systematic review
Evidence citedBritish Thoracic Society (BTS)03/01/2010
Pandemic influenza A(H1N1)v 2009 (swine flu)Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)02/16/2010
National Knowledge Service - TBBest practice
Care guideline
Webpage
Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)02/10/2010
High frequency of cross-reacting antibodies against 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) virus among the elderly in Finland Journal articleEvidence citedEurosurveillance Monthly Release02/04/2010
Tuberculosis: Clinical diagnosis and management of tuberculosis and measures for its preventionBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Royal College of Physicians02/02/2010
Meningococcal meningitisFactsheetUnspecifiedWorld Health Organization (WHO)02/01/2010
WHO Guidelines for Pharmacological Management of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza and other Influenza VirusesBest practiceEvidence citedWorld Health Organisation 02/01/2010
Protecting your patients, your colleagues, your family, your self from seasonal fluFactsheetN/ADepartment of Health (DH)02/01/2010
Public health risk assessment and interventions: Earthquake - HaitiOtherEvidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organization (WHO)01/25/2010
Guidelines for the prevention and management of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease in adult patients with chronic kidney disease.Care guidelineMeta analysisBritish Thoracic Society (BTS)01/24/2010
Pandemic Flu Training Module for Mental Health Trusts, Tertiary and Associated Specialist TrustsTrainingN/ADepartment of Health (DH)01/22/2010
Pandemic influenza: summary infection control guidance for ambulance services during an influenza pandemic Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)01/08/2010
Pandemic (H1N1) influenza:  a summary of guidance for infection control in healthcare settingsBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)01/08/2010
Swine flu information sheet for asylum seekers, refugees and other foreign nationals in the UKPublic leafletN/ADepartment of Health (DH)01/07/2010
Respirator fit testing leaflet and posters Best practice
Training
N/ADepartment of Health (DH)01/07/2010
A new decade, a new seasonal influenza: the Council of the European Union Recommendation on seasonal influenza vaccination OtherEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Eurosurveillance Monthly Release01/07/2010
Inpatient clinical management issues relating to oseltamivir-resistant pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virusBest practiceEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)01/03/2010
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 InfluenzaBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/01/2010
A (H1N1) swine flu influenza: phase two of the vaccination programme; children over 6 months and under 5 years: dosage schedule update (2009)OtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)12/16/2009
H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) Advice for PCTs and Primary Ophthalmic Services contractorsBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)12/16/2009
Swine flu vaccination: information for parents of children over six months and under five years old (2009)Factsheet
Public leaflet
UnspecifiedDepartment of Health (DH)12/15/2009
Global tuberculosis control: a short update to the 2009 reportSurveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organisation 12/08/2009
Pandemic influenza: indemnity cover and associated issues in EnglandOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)12/03/2009
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in England: an overview of initial epidemiological findings and implications for the second wave (V4)Surveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)12/02/2009
Tuberculosis in the UK: Annual report on tuberculosis surveillance in the UK 2009Surveillance dataEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)12/02/2009
Advice from the H1N1 Critical Care Clinical Group OtherEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)12/02/2009
Flowchart for triage: swine flu patients - for GP practice managers and receptionistsBest practiceUnspecifiedDepartment of Health (DH)12/02/2009
Pandemic Flu: Interim Guidance. Infection Control for General Medical Practices (Now in obeyance) see "Pandemic Influenza Guidance for GP Practices: Swine flu H1N1 Preparedness" Best practiceEvidence citedBritish Medical Association (BMA)12/01/2009
The swine flu vaccines, their preparation and administration: a practical guide for health professionals (avalable but Archived material)Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)11/27/2009
Swine flu: updated guidance for mental health servicesBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)11/26/2009
Risk assessment guidelines for diseases transmitted on aircraft - Part 2: Operational guidelines for assisting the evaluation of risk for transmission by disease Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)11/26/2009
Human Swine Influenza: information for health professionalsWeb directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/25/2009
Summary of prescribing guidance for the treatment and prophylaxis of influenza-like illnessBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/25/2009
Swine flu and rough sleepers for organisations working with rough sleepers in EnglandBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)11/25/2009
Safety of pandemic vaccinesFactsheetUnspecifiedWorld Health Organisation 11/19/2009
Protocols for case-control studies to measure influenza vaccine effectiveness in the EU and EEA Member States OtherCase control studiesEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)11/17/2009
Protocols for cohort database studies to measure influenza vaccine effectiveness in the EU and EEA Member States OtherCohort studiesEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)11/17/2009
Swine flu vaccination: social care communications toolkitTraining
Other
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)11/12/2009
Clinical management of human infection with pandemic (H1N1) 2009: revised guidanceBest practice
Care guideline
Factsheet
Evidence citedWorld Health Organisation 11/12/2009
The role of healthcare students (England) in pandemic flu - excluding medical studentsOtherEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)11/11/2009
The contribution of medical students to services in pandemic fluOtherEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)11/11/2009
Swine Influenza:  Guidance on vaccination programme payment, data collection and communicationsOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)11/11/2009
Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Swine Flu  A/H1N1Public leafletUnspecifiedDepartment of Health (DH)11/04/2009
Global action plan for prevention and control of pneumonia (GAPP)Surveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organization (WHO)11/02/2009
Swine flu: schools and universitiesWebpageEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)10/30/2009
Health and social care workers and pandemic influenza: information for staff who are pregnant or in other at-risk groupsBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)10/28/2009
Clinical Professionals Brief on Swine Flu VaccinationBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)10/28/2009
Local authority social care pandemic flu self-assessment surveyOtherEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)10/23/2009
A (H1N1) Swine Influenza:  Additional planning guidance and winter management and reporting for 2009/10OtherEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)10/22/2009
Swine flu: guidance for planners (22 October 2009)OtherEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)10/22/2009
Information materials to support the swine flu vaccination programmeBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)10/22/2009
NHS Infection Control Training ProgrammeBest practice
Training
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)10/16/2009
Antiviral prophylaxis: guidance on the use of prophylaxis with antiviral medicines during the H1N1 (swine flu) pandemicOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)10/15/2009
The H1N1 swine flu vaccination programme 2009-2010OtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)10/15/2009
A (H1N1) Swine Influenza: Vaccination Programme UpdateOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)10/15/2009
A (H1N1) swine influenza: social care worker vaccination programme updateOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)10/15/2009
Pandemic influenza A(H1N1) 2009 vaccines in the European Union Journal articleEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Euro Surveillance10/15/2009
Bird Flu - Avian influenzaPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHS Direct Online10/14/2009
Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable diseases in Europe 2009 Surveillance dataEvidence citedEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)10/12/2009
How to order swine flu vaccine and collect vaccine uptake dataOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)10/08/2009
Swine flu clinical packageBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)10/06/2009
Guidance to shipping for pandemic influenzaBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)10/06/2009
Pandemic influenza:additional measures to meet workforce supplyOtherEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)10/02/2009
Planning for pandemic influenza in social careBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)10/01/2009
The H1N1 swine flu vaccination programme 2009-2010OtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)09/30/2009
Authorisation of antiviral medicines - Guidance on the use of FP10SS forms and Antiviral Authorisation Vouchers during the H1N1 (swine flu) pandemic in EnglandBest practiceN/ADepartment of Health (DH)09/24/2009
National Framework and supporting guidanceBest practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)09/22/2009
Flu campaign information 2008 Factsheet
Public leaflet
Webpage
UnspecifiedDepartment of Health (DH)09/17/2009
Flu communications campaign information 2008Public leaflet
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)09/17/2009
Managing influenza-like illness (ILI) in nursing and residential homes during the current influenza pandemic (WHO Phase 6)Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)09/17/2009
Seasonal flu communications campaign information 2009Best practiceN/ADepartment of Health (DH)09/17/2009
Seasonal flu jab - NHS Immunisation websiteCare guideline
Webpage
UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation Website09/16/2009
Critical care strategy: managing the H1N1 flu pandemic (September 2009)Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)09/10/2009
Managing critical care needs related to swine fluOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)09/10/2009
A(H1N1) swine influenza: whole-systems strategy for managing critical care needs relating to swine fluOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)09/10/2009
Pandemic influenza paediatric clinical pathways: information for health care professionals working in primary care and the communityBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)09/10/2009
Exercise PrometheusTrainingEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)09/10/2009
Pandemic influenza: paediatric clinical pathways; information for health care professionals working in hospitalsBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)09/07/2009
Swine flu: UK planning assumptionsBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)09/03/2009
Pandemic influenza toolkit for NHS ambulance services in EnglandBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)09/01/2009
Human Influenza Pandemic - Teachernet Best practiceProfessional opinionThe Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) previously (DfES)09/01/2009
Pandemic flu: planning & responding to primary care capacity challengesBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)08/20/2009
Swine Flu: Authorisation of the supply of antivirals (2009)OtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)08/20/2009
Advice concerning organ donation and H1N1Best practiceN/ADepartment of Health (DH)08/20/2009
Surveillance and studies in a pandemic: Report on fourth meeting of the SSiaP working group Outbreak report
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)08/13/2009
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 clinical practice note – Managing adult critically ill casesCare guidelineProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)08/11/2009
Community transmission of influenza A (H1N1)v virus at a rock festival in Belgium, 2-5 July 2009 Journal articleEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Euro Surveillance08/06/2009
Public health preparedness for two mass gathering events in the context of pandemic influenza (H1N1) 2009 - Serbia, July 2009 Journal articleEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Euro Surveillance08/06/2009
Pandemic influenza: guidance on meeting the needs of those who are or may become vulnerable during the pandemicBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)08/05/2009
Use of specific pandemic influenza vaccines during the H1N1 2009 pandemic (ECDC Interim guidance)Best practice
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)08/01/2009
Oseltamivir adherence and side effects among children in three London schools affected by influenza A(H1N1)v, May 2009 – an internet-based cross-sectional survey Journal articleCohort studiesEuro Surveillance07/30/2009
How the media reported the first days of the pandemic (H1N1) 2009: results of EU-wide media analysis Journal articleN/AEuro Surveillance07/30/2009
Planning Assumptions for the First Wave of Pandemic A(H1N1) 2009 in Europe OtherEvidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)07/29/2009
BTS TB section of the websiteBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Thoracic Society (BTS)07/28/2009
MMR - NHS Immunisation websiteCare guideline
Web directory
UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation Website07/24/2009
Launch of National Pandemic Flu serviceOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)07/23/2009
Psychosocial care for NHS staff during an influenza pandemicBest practiceProfessional opinionDepartment of Health (DH)07/22/2009
Managing schools during the current pandemic (H1N1) 2009 – Reactive and proactive school closures in Europe OtherProfessional opinionEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)07/20/2009
Swine flu: UK planning assumptionsBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)07/16/2009
Flu Assessment and Authorisation of Antiviral TreatmentBest practiceUnspecifiedRoyal College of General Practitioners07/16/2009
The emerging influenza pandemic: estimating the case fatality ratio Journal articleEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Euro Surveillance07/02/2009
Turning UK TB policy into action: the view from the frontline Review
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
British Thoracic Society (BTS)07/01/2009
The Flu Pandemic Game: a business continuity training resourceTrainingN/ADepartment of Health (DH)06/23/2009
Evolution of the pandemic of A(H1N1)v influenza (downloadable ECDC PowerPoint slides) TrainingN/AEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)06/18/2009
Guide to public health measures to reduce the impact of influenza pandemics in Europe – ‘The ECDC Menu’ ReviewEvidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)06/17/2009
The global burden of hygiene-related diseases in relation to the home and communityReviewIFH06/16/2009
Pandemic influenza: recommendations on the use of antiviral medicines for pregnant women, women who are breastfeeding and children under the age of one yearBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)06/08/2009
Mitigation and delaying (or ‘containment’)strategies as the new influenza A(H1N1) virus comes into EuropeReviewEvidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)06/06/2009
Norovirus: Infection and Infection Prevention Through Hygiene in the HomeFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
IFH06/01/2009
Cluster of new influenza A(H1N1) cases in travellers returning from Scotland to Greece – community transmission within the European Union? Case reportEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Euro Surveillance05/28/2009
Preparedness for the prevention and control of influenza outbreaks on passenger ships in the EU: the SHIPSAN TRAINET project communication ReviewEvidence citedEuro Surveillance05/28/2009
Influenza A(H5N1): an overview of the current situation ReviewEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Euro Surveillance05/21/2009
Personal protective measures for reducing the riskof acquiring or transmitting human influenzaPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)05/19/2009
Pandemic influenza: supplementary information for third sector organisationsBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)05/12/2009
Influenza A(H1N1) virus: how to protect yourself Public leafletProfessional opinionEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)05/03/2009
Pandemic flu: managing demand and capacity in health care organisations (surge)Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)05/01/2009
Swine fluWebpageProfessional opinionDepartment of Health (DH)05/01/2009
Meeting Report: European pandemic influenza planning assumptionsOtherEvidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)05/01/2009
Important information about swine fluBest practice
Public leaflet
UnspecifiedDepartment of Health (DH)04/30/2009
The origin of the recent swine influenza A(H1N1) virus infecting humans OtherEvidence citedEuro Surveillance04/30/2009
eBug - topics related to reducing transmission of swine flu in the community Best practice
Public leaflet
Training
Professional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)04/29/2009
Human Swine Influenza: advice for the publicBest practice
Public leaflet
Professional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)04/29/2009
Immunoglobulin Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/01/2009
Diphtheria - NHS Immunisation website Care guideline
Web directory
UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation Website04/01/2009
Swine flu: preventing spread in the home and communityFactsheetIFH04/01/2009
Pandemic flu guidance for businesses: risk assessment in the occupational settingBest practice
Public leaflet
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)03/27/2009
Tuberculosis: Clinical diagnosis and management of tuberculosis, and measures for its prevention and control in Scotland Best practiceEvidence citedHealth Protection Scotland (HPS)03/24/2009
Annual Evidence Update: Stopping TB (2009) ReviewEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)03/23/2009
Influenza Season 2008/09 - Use of AntiviralsOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)03/06/2009
Case definition and guidance on reporting, and management of SARS patients in the UK in the inter-epidemic periodBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)02/25/2009
Avian influenza (bird flu): the basicsWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Environment, Food and rural Affairs (Defra)02/09/2009
Face Mask Use and Control of Respiratory Virus Transmission in HouseholdsResearch studyEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Emerging Infectious Diseases02/01/2009
AMM 'Facts About' leaflets FactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Association of Medical Microbiologists 02/01/2009
Influenza pandemic planning operational guidance for social careOtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)01/23/2009
Revised Avian Influenza Guidance and Algorithms.Best practice
Factsheet
Web directory
Professional opinion
Unspecified
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/21/2009
Infection Control ManualBest practice
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Infection Control Services Ltd01/21/2009
Revised Avian Influenza Guidance and AlgorithmsCare guideline
Care pathway
Standard Operating Procedures
Web directory
Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)01/21/2009
Pandemic influenza: guidance for primary care trusts and primary care professionals on the provision of healthcare in a community setting in EnglandBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)12/18/2008
Pandemic influenza: guidance on preparing maternity servicesBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)12/10/2008
Catch it, Bin it, Kill it - Respiratory and Hand hygiene Campaign 2008-2009Factsheet
Public leaflet
N/ADepartment of Health (DH)11/24/2008
Additional Funding for Pandemic Influenza PreparednessOtherUnspecifiedDepartment of Health (DH)11/11/2008
Chickenpox in Pregnancy: What you need to know Care guideline
Factsheet
Public leaflet
Evidence citedRoyal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists11/01/2008
National Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Survey in Europe, 2007Surveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)10/30/2008
About flu jabs - who should get a flu jab this autumn?Public leafletN/ADepartment of Health (DH)10/23/2008
Pandemic flu: UK international preparedness strategyOtherEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)10/23/2008
Annual meeting on TB surveillance in Europe (Meeting Report)Surveillance data
Other
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)10/23/2008
Scientific Pandemic Influenza Advisory Committee (SPI): Subgroup on Modelling (update)Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)10/09/2008
Pandemic Influenza and Excess Intensive-Care WorkloadJournal article
Research study
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Emerging Infectious Diseases10/01/2008
Tuberculosis in the UK: Annual report on tuberculosis surveillance in the UK 2008Surveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)10/01/2008
Colds, flu and other respiratory infections in the homeFactsheetIFH10/01/2008
Norovirus: infection and infection prevention through hygiene in the homeFactsheetIFH10/01/2008
Pandemic influenza: Guidance for Dental PracticesBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)09/04/2008
Pandemic influenza: Guidance on the delivery of and contract arrangements for primary care dentistryBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)09/03/2008
Seasonal Influenza Programme 2008/09OtherN/ADepartment of Health (DH)08/05/2008
Policy Guidelines for Collaborative TB and HIV Services for Injecting and other Drug Users: An Integrated ApproachBest practice
Review
Evidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)08/01/2008
Bacterial Pneumonia and Pandemic Influenza PlanningJournal articleEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Emerging Infectious Diseases08/01/2008
Influenza Immunisation for those in the 65 and over and other at-risk groups (Quality improvement toolkit)OtherEvidence citedNational Public Health Service for Wales08/01/2008
Travel-associated Legionnaires’ disease in Europe: 2006Outbreak report
Surveillance data
Cohort studies
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Euro Surveillance07/17/2008
Guidelines for the management of hospital-acquired pneumonia in the UK: Report of the Working Party on Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia of the British Society for Antimicrobial ChemotherapyBest practice
Systematic review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC)07/03/2008
Pandemic influenza: guidance on preparing mental health services in EnglandBest practice
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)07/01/2008
Bird flu and pandemic influenza: what are the risks?Best practice
Webpage
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)06/30/2008
Protection of immunocompromised patients during building workBest practiceEvidence citedInternation Federation of Infection Control (IFIC)06/02/2008
Pandemic Flu: Frequently asked questionsFactsheet
Webpage
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)06/01/2008
Tuberculosis and Air Travel: Guidelines for Prevention and Control (Third Edition)Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organization (WHO)06/01/2008
Prevention of the spread of infection – the need for a family-centred approach to hygiene promotionBest practice
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Euro Surveillance05/29/2008
Preliminary Findings of a Randomized Trial of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions to Prevent Influenza Transmission in HouseholdsJournal article
Research study
RCTPLoS one05/07/2008
Management of invasive meningococcal disease in children and young people: A National Clinical Guideline (102)Best practice
Care pathway
Systematic review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)05/01/2008
Pontiac fever outbreak associated with a spa-pool, United Kingdom, April 2008Journal articleEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Eurosurveillance Monthly Release04/16/2008
Management of Spa Pools - Controlling the Risks of Infection Best practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/02/2008
PL CMO (2008)3, PL CNO (2008)2, PL CPHO (2008)1: The influenza immunisation programme 2008/09Best practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)03/31/2008
Chickenpox in adults - Clinical managementBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedBritish Infection Society (BIS)03/09/2008
Pandemic flu guidance for funeral directors What you need to know and how to protect yourself and othersBest practice
Factsheet
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)01/30/2008
Pandemic flu guidance for cleaning staff and refuse collectors in non-health care settings What you need to know and how to protect yourself and othersBest practice
Factsheet
Public leaflet
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)01/30/2008
Pandemic flu guidance for the Fire and Rescue Service What you need to know and how to protect yourself and othersBest practice
Factsheet
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)01/30/2008
Pandemic flu guidance for the Police Service What you need to know and how to protect yourself and othersBest practice
Factsheet
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)01/30/2008
Pandemic flu guidance for the hospitality industry What you need to know and how to protect yourself and othersBest practice
Factsheet
Public leaflet
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)01/30/2008
Influenza season 2007/08 - use of antiviralsBest practiceProfessional opinionDepartment of Health (DH)01/09/2008
Pandemic Influenza Preparedness in the EU/EEA, Status report as of Autumn 2007 (Technical Report)Best practice
Review
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)12/01/2007
Risk groups and uptake of influenza and pneumococcal vaccine in IrelandJournal articleEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Eurosurveillance Monthly Release12/01/2007
Pandemic flu: A national framework for responding to an influenza pandemic(Superseded by UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy 10/11/2011)OtherEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)11/22/2007
Pandemic influenza: Guidance for ambulance services and their staff in EnglandBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)11/22/2007
Epidemiological data - Avian InfluenzaWeb directoryN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)11/13/2007
Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccine in the Community-Dwelling Elderly Journal article
Research study
Surveillance data
Clinical trial
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
New England Journal of Medicine10/04/2007
Chickenpox in Pregnancy Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists09/01/2007
Isolating patients with healthcare-associated infection A summary of best practiceBest practice
Factsheet
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)09/01/2007
Exercise Winter Willow - lessons identifiedOtherEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)08/30/2007
Review of the evidence base underpinning clinical countermeasures and risk from H5N1Best practice
Systematic review
Meta analysis
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)08/08/2007
Foreign travel associated illness, England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. 2007 reportBest practice
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)08/01/2007
Guidance for the Management of Norovirus Infection in Cruise ShipsBest practice
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)07/01/2007
Seasonal FluPublic leaflet
Web directory
Professional opinionNHS Direct Online06/27/2007
Tuberculosis prevention and treatment: a toolkit for planning, commissioning and delivering high-quality services in EnglandBest practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)06/15/2007
DFES Guidance to Schools and Childrens services on Planning for a human Influenza (flu) PandemicBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
The Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) previously (DfES)06/01/2007
Planning for human influenza pandemic, Infection Control - how to reduce the spread of pandemic flu: Guidance for further education colleges and higher education institutionsBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
The Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) previously (DfES)06/01/2007
Feverish illness in children: Assessment and initial management in children younger than 5 yearsBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)05/23/2007
Control and prevention of healthcare associated tuberculosis: the role of respiratory isolation and personal respiratory protection.Journal articleEvidence citedAdvisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection05/01/2007
ImmunisationWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)04/01/2007
Review of arrangements for the Seasonal Influenza Programme in EnglandBest practice
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)03/08/2007
NHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries - Influenza (seasonal)Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedNHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries 03/01/2007
Assessment tool for influenza preparedness in European countries – with a main focus on pandemic preparednessBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)03/01/2007
NHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries: Chickenpox ManagementBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
NHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries 10/01/2006
HTM 04-01. The control of Legionella, hygiene, “safe” hot water, cold water and drinking water systems (Part A and Part B)Best practiceEvidence citedSpace for Health10/01/2006
HPA Influenza Pandemic Contingency PlanBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)09/01/2006
Wet, Soap, Wash, Rinse, Dry - Stop germs spreading: the power is in your hands AND Coughs and sneezes spread diseases - Stop germs spreadingPublic leafletN/ADepartment of Health (DH)09/01/2006
NHS Emergency Planning Guidance 2005: Critical Care Contingency Planning in the event of an emergency where numbers of patients substantially exceeds normal critical care capacity - A Consultation (Now closed)Best practice
Consultation
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)08/01/2006
Guidance for public health management of meningococcal disease in the UKBest practiceEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)08/01/2006
Guidelines for public health management of meningococcal disease in the UKCare guideline
Review
Case control studies
Evidence cited
Meta analysis
Professional opinion
RCT
Health Protection Agency (HPA)08/01/2006
Clinical guidelines for patients with an influenza like illness during an influenza pandemic (2006)Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedHospital Infection Society (HIS)06/06/2006
International Standards for Tuberculosis CareBest practiceEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)04/01/2006
Tuberculosis - Clinical diagnosis and management of tuberculosis and measures for its prevention and control (NICE)Best practice
Care guideline
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)03/01/2006
Influenza Vaccination of Health-Care Personnel – Recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) (United States) Best practice
Review
Evidence citedMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Report02/09/2006
Avian Influenza ("bird flu") - Fact sheetFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organization (WHO)02/01/2006
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005Best practice
Care guideline
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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)12/30/2005
Guidelines for the Investigation of Contacts of Persons with Infectious Tuberculosis Care guidelineEvidence citedMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Report12/16/2005
Avian Influenza frequently asked questionsFactsheet
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organization (WHO)12/05/2005
Statutory Notifications of Infectious Diseases (NOIDS)Web directoryN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)11/15/2005
Revised Interim guidelines for investigation and reporting of suspected human cases of avian influenza. Best practice
Care guideline
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/01/2005
WHO global influenza preparedness plan The role of WHO and recommendations for national measures before and during pandemicsBest practice
Review
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World Health Organization (WHO)11/01/2005
Explaining pandemic flu: a guide from the Chief Medical Officer Factsheet
Public leaflet
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Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)10/19/2005
Pandemic Flu: Important information for you and your familyFactsheet
Public leaflet
UnspecifiedDepartment of Health (DH)10/19/2005
Operational Framework for stockpiling, distributing and using antiviral drugs in the event of pandemic influenza Best practiceProfessional opinion
Unspecified
Department of Health (DH)09/21/2005
Guidelines for the management of adult lower respiratory tract infections Best practice
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European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)08/16/2005
BTS recommendations for assessing risk and for managing mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease in patients due to start anti-TNF-alpha treatment Best practice
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Review
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Thorax online07/29/2005
Action on Health Care Associated Infections in England: Summary of responses to the consultationConsultationEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)07/15/2005
Biological agents: Managing the risks in laboratories and healthcare premisesBest practiceEvidence citedHealth & Safety Executive05/01/2005
All you ever needed to know about germs in the home – and never had time to find out (2005)Best practice
Training
IFH03/01/2005
Health Building Note 04-01:Supplement A - Isolation facilities in acute settings (currently under review)Best practice
Care guideline
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Space for Health02/28/2005
Control of Legionella: Revised Approved Code of Practice, (Operational Circular: OC 255/11) Best practiceEvidence citedHealth & Safety Executive12/02/2004
Interim UK Guidelines for management of close community contacts of invasive group A Streptococcal Disease. Best practice
Journal article
Review
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)12/01/2004
Stopping Tuberculosis in England - An Action Plan from the Chief Medical OfficerBest practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)10/07/2004
Ventilator-associated pneumoniaBest practice
Journal article
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Science Direct 08/01/2004
WHO consultation on priority public health interventions before and during an influenza pandemicBest practice
Consultation
Review
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World Health Organization (WHO)04/27/2004
Acyclovir for treating varicella in otherwise healthy children and adolescentsSystematic reviewMeta analysisCochrane Library04/19/2004
Hospital Management of Adults with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) if SARS re-emergesBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedBritish Thoracic Society (BTS)02/10/2004
Guidance on the use of oseltamivir and amantadine for the prophylaxis of influenzaBest practice
Care guideline
Systematic review
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Professional opinion
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)09/06/2003
Guidance on the use of oseltamivir and amantadine for the prophylaxis of influenza Best practice
Systematic review
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Professional opinion
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)09/01/2003
Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities (HICPAC)Best practice
Systematic review
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Personal experience
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)06/06/2003
Prevention and Control of Influenza - Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)CAT (Critically Appraised Topic)Evidence citedCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)05/06/2003
Influenza Factsheet 211Factsheet
Public leaflet
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organization (WHO)03/01/2003
Home Hygiene: Prevention of infection in the homeBest practiceEvidence citedInfection Prevention Society (Incorporating ICNA)03/01/2003
Guidance on the use of zanamivir, oseltamivir and amantadine for the treatment of influenza. Best practice
Care guideline
Systematic review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)02/06/2003
Getting ahead of the Curve: a strategy for combating infectious disease. A report by the Chief Medical Officer Government report
Policy
Evidence citedAdvisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection01/10/2002
National Guidelines for the Prevention of Nosocomial Invasive Aspergillosis During Construction/Renovation Activities (2002)Best practice
Care guideline
Review
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Health Protection Surveillance Centre (Ireland)01/01/2002
Microbiological Commissioning and Monitoring of Operating Theatre Suites. A Report of a Working Party of the Hospital Infection Society Best practice
Review
Evidence citedHospital Infection Society (HIS)01/01/2001
BTS Guidelines - Control and prevention of tuberculosis in United Kingdom: Code of Practice 2000. Thorax 2000; 55: 887-901 Best practice
Care guideline
Review
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Professional opinion
British Thoracic Society (BTS)08/22/2000
The management and control of hospital infection: action for the NHS for the management and control of infection in hospitals in England HSC 2000/002Best practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)02/11/2000
The Interdepartmental Working Group on Tuberculosis: The prevention and control of tuberculosis in the United Kingdom UK guidance on the prevention and control of transmission of 1) HIV-related tuberculosis 2) drug-resistant, including multiple drug-resistant tuberculosis (1998)Best practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)09/01/1998
BTS Guidelines - Chemotherapy and management of tuberculosis in the United Kingdom : recommendations 1998 Best practice
Care guideline
Journal article
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British Thoracic Society (BTS)01/21/1998