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Pink Book Chapter 17. Poliomyelitis - Vaccines Pink Book 12 ...

17. Poliomyelitis 249. Poliomyelitis The words polio (grey) and myelon (marrow, indicating the . spinal cord) are derived from the Greek. It is the effect of

Poliomyelitis

Poliomyelitis 1. DISEASE REPORTING A. Purpose of reporting and surveillance 1. To identify cases of polio. 2. To prevent transmission of polio. 3. To distinguish between wild-type polio and vaccine-associated paralytic polio.

Authors: Doctors David L. Heymann1 and R. Bruce Aylward ...

Poliomyelitis Authors: Doctors David L. Heymann 1 and R. Bruce Aylward Creation date: August 2004 Scientific Editor: Professor Hermann Feldmeier 1 Polio Eradication Initiative WHO, Geneva 1211, Switzerland.

Chapter 10: Poliomyelitis

VPD Surveillance Manual, 3 rd Edition, 2002 Chapter 10, Poliomyelitis: 10 - 1 Chapter 10: Poliomyelitis Joanne Cono, MD, ScM; Lorraine N. Alexander, RN, MPH I. Disease description Poliomyelitis is a highly contagious disease caused by three serotypes of poliovirus.

Poliomyelitis, OPV, and Misconceptions on Vaccinations

This document was developed by U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) to support the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners in the global campaign to eradicate poliomyelitis.

POLIOMYELITIS, PARALYTIC AND POLIOVIRUS INFECTION ...

ODH-IDCM POLIOMYELITIS Page 1/Section 3 Revised 7/2011 POLIOMYELITIS, PARALYTIC AND POLIOVIRUS INFECTION, NONPARALYTIC (Polio, Paralytic Polio, Infantile Paralysis) REPORTING INFORMATION  Class B1: Report by the end of the next business day after the case or suspected case presents and/or a ...

Poliomyelitis: Hyperintensityof the Anterior Horn Cells on ...

863 Case Report Poliomyelitis: Hyperintensityof the Anterior Horn Cells on MRImagesofthe Spinal Cord Mark S. 1JeffreyM. 1CharleneA. Tate,2 Vladislav Zayas,2 and J. Donald Easton2 Poliomyelitis is a disease of t he lower motor neurons that affects the gray matter of the spinal cord, specifically ...

Poliomyelitis

Poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis T HE WORDS POLIO ( GREY) AND MYELON ( MARROW, INDICATING THE spinal cord) are derived from the Greek.

Poliomyelitis

Poliomyelitis POLIOMYELITIS VACCINES FOR AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN: INFORMATION FOR IMMUNISATION PROVIDERS Disease and epidemiology  Poliomyelitis (polio, infantile paralysis) is caused by a virus that has three serotypes: PV1, PV2 and PV3.  Person-to-person spread of polio virus is by the ...

Poliomyelitis

Poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis , often called polio or infantile paralysis , is a viral paralytic disease. The causative agent, a virus called poliovirus (PV), enters the body orally, infecting the intestinal wall.