mandatory surveillance

mandatory surveillance

A requirement by the UK Department of Health that certain infections, especially if blood borne, must be reported to the National Mandatory Surveillance System and actively monitored by the reporting acute hospital trust.

Infections requiring mandatory surveillance
Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (MRSA); meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA); Clostridium difficile or C difficile toxins A or B from any site; Escherichia coli bacteraemia.
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"The chilling effect on privacy and the rights of free expression and association by actual, feared and mandatory surveillance cannot be underestimated." In his judgment he referenced a number of previous cases, both in Ireland and across Europe, in which the European Court Of Human Rights came under the spotlight.
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Given that malaria infection is under mandatory surveillance by the national infection control center, a sample as well as the smear and photos of the findings were sent to a reference laboratory for confirmation of the infection with molecular testing.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Hackers say they are responsible for taking down the website of a Texas school district in retaliation for a mandatory surveillance program students are being told to comply with.
part of mandatory surveillance," investigator Min-Hua Jen, Ph.D., of Imperial College London and colleagues wrote (Miment.
The agencies carry out full certification audits and mandatory surveillance audits during the certification period.
But Wales' chief medical officer Dr Tony Jewell said the mandatory surveillance scheme will be extended to all confirmed cases in the over twos.
However, in 2002 the state of Saxony implemented additional mandatory surveillance of community- and hospital-acquired infectious enteritis caused by laboratory-confirmed C.