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*  Contact tracing
... a thorough contact tracing would require information regarding casual contacts. Some AIDS activists have argued that contact ... In epidemiology, contact tracing is the identification and diagnosis of people who may have come into contact with an infected ... Contact tracing continues to be an important measure, even when diseases are incurable, as it helps to contain infection. ... Contact tracing and epidemics control in social networks (PDF) Transmission Network Analysis to Complement Routine Tuberculosis ...
*  Sexually transmitted infection
Australasian contact tracing manual. Specific infections where contact tracing is generally recommended Archived 2011-03-01 at ... the importance of contact tracing in treating STIs was recognized. By tracing the sexual partners of infected individuals, ... Contact tracing continues to be an important measure, even when diseases are incurable, as it helps to contain infection. In ... Both partners can get tested for STIs before initiating sexual contact, or before resuming contact if a partner engaged in ...
*  Ebola virus disease
Contact tracing is considered important to contain an outbreak. It involves finding everyone who had close contact with ... The medical services include rapid detection of cases of disease, contact tracing of those who have come into contact with ... Then the process is repeated by tracing the contacts' contacts. No specific treatment is currently approved. The Food and Drug ... "What is Contact Tracing?" (PDF). CDC. Centers for Disease Control. Archived (PDF) from the original on 12 September 2014. ...
*  Partner notification
It is a kind of contact tracing and is considered a partner service. In the UK, partner notification has not played a ... "Contact Tracing Guidelines for the Sexually Transmissible Diseases and Blood Borne Viruses" (PDF). 27 Jan 2005. pp. 5-6. ... Adler, Michael W; Anne M Johnson (May 21, 1988). "Contact tracing for HIV infection" (PDF). British Medical Journal. 296 (6634 ... In Michigan and Indiana, individuals who test positive for HIV are legally obligated to notify past sexual contacts. In Texas ...
*  Ebola virus disease in Mali
Mali contact traced over 100 people who had contact with the child; tracing was completed in mid-November with no further cases ... and 40 volunteers were trained to help with the contact tracing. By 29 October it was thought she had contact with 141 people, ... Contact tracing has been hampered because the imam died two weeks prior to his diagnosis; he was not suspected of having Ebola ... "There is no more contact-tracing ... and there is no suspected case of Ebola," a spokesperson for WHO indicated. In October, ...
*  Partner services
It is a form of contact tracing. Partner services are important because in some cases a person's health problems are partially ... after identifying a person who has an STI is to ask that person to identify any sexual partners so that the clinic can contact ...
*  Ebola virus epidemic in Liberia
Contact tracing followed with visitors from affected areas and those attending his funeral. On 1 July a second case was ... The WHO announced the male youth had been in close contact with at least 102 people with no recent history of traveling. ... On 4 April it was reported that 84 individuals were under observation due to contact with the 2 confirmed cases of the virus. ... A total of 97 contacts, including 15 healthcare workers are currently being monitored. The index case of the new flare up was ...
*  West African Ebola virus epidemic
... of registered contacts associated with known cases of Ebola virus disease were being traced, although contact tracing was still ... Contact tracing is an essential method of preventing the spread of the disease. This requires effective community surveillance ... The study concluded that the epidemic would not be as difficult to control as feared, if rapid, vigorous contact tracing and ... The data, gathered during three weeks of contact tracing in August, showed that the third person in any transmission chain ...
*  Sexual network
Small world experiment Social network Transmission risks and rates Contact tracing Bugchasing Liljeros, Fredrik; Christofer R. ... "The web of human sexual contacts". Nature. 411: 907-908. doi:10.1038/35082140. PMID 11418846. Rocha, L.E.C.; Fredrik Liljeros; ... the time sequence of sexual contacts is important. ...
*  HIV/AIDS in Bhutan
In Bhutan, HIV/AIDS is detections come about primarily through contact tracing and routine medical checks. Urban areas such as ...
*  Tuberculosis diagnosis
"Enhanced contact tracing and spatial tracking of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection by enumeration of antigen-specific T ... 5 mm or more is positive in HIV-positive person Recent contacts of TB case Persons with nodular or fibrotic changes on CXR ... Was in contact with another person with infectious TB Was born or has resided in a high TB prevalence country Is continually ...
*  Network medicine
Epidemic models and concepts, such as spreading and contact tracing, have been adapted to be used in network analysis. These ...
*  Super-spreader
Through contact tracing, epidemiologists have identified super-spreaders in measles, tuberculosis, rubella, monkeypox, smallpox ... This causes their contacts to be exposed to higher viral/bacterial loads than would be seen in the contacts of non- ... the number of susceptible contacts declines. Even if susceptible individuals remain, their contacts are likely to be immunized ... R0 = Number of contacts X Shedding potential The individual reproductive number represents the number of secondary infections ...
*  2009 flu pandemic in the Philippines by region
Contact tracing operations to his relatives showed that there are no indications that other relatives also contracted the virus ... In the successive, DOH tracked the location of the remaining guests through contact tracing, where they found around ten more ... Due to the fact that the first local influenza case in Central Luzon has no history of travel abroad nor close contact with the ... "36 quarantined after contact with H1N1 case". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 2 June 2009. Archived from the original on 5 June 2009 ...
*  Pauline Cafferkey
Contact tracing was carried out on the other passengers who traveled on the flight from London to Glasgow with her. Medical ... The Ebola virus can only be transmitted by direct contact with the blood or bodily fluids of an infected person while they are ... Personnel in Scotland monitored those whom she had come into contact with, since the virus can be spread through exposure to ...
*  Ebola virus disease in the United Kingdom
Contact tracing was carried out on the other passengers who had traveled on the flight from London to Glasgow with her. In ...
*  2009 flu pandemic in Taiwan
Because of enhanced contact tracing and prophylactic treatment, local transmission of the virus was stopped and no other ... On May 24, the first domestic case that became infected with influenza A (H1N1) through close contact with an imported case was ... All passengers seated within three rows of the ill passenger were contacted, given chemoprophylaxis and quarantined. Quarantine ...
*  Notifiable diseases in Sweden
The notifiable diseases come under four categories : notifiable, mandatory contact tracing required, dangerous to public health ...
*  Health in Vietnam
Instead the authors of the research advocated for a strategy of contact tracing that would focus on household members of ... The study found a high incidence of TB rates in the household contacts tested and concluded that household contact ... "Contact Investigation in Households of Patients with Tuberculosis in Hanoi, Vietnam: A Prospective Cohort Study". PLOS ONE. 7: ...
*  Ebola virus disease in Nigeria
... including intense and rapid contact tracing, surveillance of potential contacts, and isolation of all contacts were of ... The Nigerian unique method of contact tracing became an effective method later used by countries, such as the United States, ... In all, 529 contacts had been followed and of that date they had all completed a 21-day mandatory period of surveillance. On 9 ... All listed contacts who were under surveillance have been followed up for 21 days." According to the WHO, 20 cases and 8 deaths ...
*  2009 flu pandemic in the United Kingdom
... should stay at home and contact their GP or NHS Direct. Contact tracing of passengers deemed to be at risk of swine flu will be ... In these areas, anti-viral drugs may in the future only be given to people showing symptoms, and tracing of contacts will stop ... to put a ring around the outbreaks by tracing the people with whom confirmed cases have come into contact and giving them drugs ... Two other children, who also have the virus, are London-based siblings who are close contacts of a previously confirmed case, ...
*  Pinta (disease)
... and can be prevented through contact tracing by public health officials. A single intramuscular injection of long-acting ... is thought to be transmitted by skin-to-skin contact (similar to bejel and yaws), and after an incubation period of two to ...
*  Responses to the West African Ebola virus epidemic
... contact tracing, social mobilization, safe burials, and non-Ebola health care" and "continue to monitor for reports of rumoured ... contact tracing, and case investigation in Kono District, Sierra Leone, during the epidemic. On 14 August, the Nigerian ... as well as for contact-tracing, community sensitisation and child nutrition programmes. Israel has contributed $8.75 million to ... "Amid Ebola fears, cruise ship quarantines worker, airline contacts travelers". Retrieved 18 September 2014. "Guinea-Bissau ...
*  Jang Ja-yeon
Park Si-soo (15 March 2009). "Police Tracing Sex Contacts of Late Actress Jang". The Korea Times. Seoul. Archived from the ...
*  Wellbody Alliance
... conducting house-to-house contact tracing and surveillance and, staying rooted in their community-based approach, advocating ... These efforts include supporting four treatment facilities in rural Kono, house-to-house contract tracing and surveillance, the ...
*  Sixto Rodriguez
In the 1990s, determined South African fans managed to find and contact Rodriguez, which led to an unexpected revival of his ... Johnson, Scott (12 June 2014). "Oscar to Suicide in One Year: Tracing the 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director's Tragic Final ...