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Field epidemiology kit for Health Protection Units

Strengthening the Frontline - Proposals for Future delivery


HPA NorthWest REU: Paul Cleary, Caoimhe McKerr, Catherine Quigley
HPA Yorkshire & Humber REU: Louise Coole, Leena Inamdar, Adrian Wensley
HPA North East REU: Russell Gorton

Publication date: August 2010



The aim of this field epidemiology toolkit is to provide step-by-step guidance and other resources to support consistent, timely and appropriate investigation of infectious disease outbreaks and other incidents which may require a field epidemiology approach. The guidance outlines the issues that need to be considered in planning or conducting an epidemiological investigation.

The toolkit also includes templates for data collection, data entry and analysis to be modified for use as required.


Price: Free

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Free for download

Last reviewed: 19 August 2011