Identification

Name

Emerging Infections Program

Short name

EIP

Status

Unknown

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Update frequency

Yearly

Created

2012-10-10 18:39:56+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:23:28.971680+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The EIP network is a national resource for surveillance, prevention, and control of emerging infectious diseases. The EIP is a network of 10 state health departments (CA, CO, CT, GA, MD, MN, NM, NY, OR, TN) and their collaborators in local health departments, academic institutions, other federal agencies, and public health and clinical laboratories, infection preventionists, and healthcare providers.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early detection
(3) Situational awareness
Year start

1995

URL http://www.cdc.gov/ncezid/dpei/eip/index.html
URL (alternate) http://www.cdc.gov/abcs/reports-findings/surv-reports.html
Related system
(1) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) ED/Hospital Records
(2) Laboratory Records