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Outbreak survey forms

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of records documenting a typhoid fever outbreak in Orleans County, New York. Records consist of standardized forms documenting individual typhoid cases and potential cases. Information includes personal identifiers; where meals were taken; food eaten; symptoms and medical treatment. Also included are follow up forms for culture-confirmed cases; compiled data and correspondence with local county health departments monitoring the outbreak. Records are restricted.
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1 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1970-1989
Series Number:
B1888

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Scope and Content Note

This series documents one typhoid fever outbreak which occurred in Orleans County, New York in the summer of 1989. Records consists of standardized forms designed for the specific outbreak which document individual typhoid cases and potential cases. The information on the forms includes personal identifiers, where meals were taken, what food was eaten, symptoms, and medical treatment taken. Also included are follow up forms for culture-confirmed cases, compiled data, and correspondence with local county health departments which were involved in monitoring the outbreak.

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