Clinical Microbiology


Learning Lab Advanced

Author information
Aurora E. Pop-Vicas, MD

Dr Pop-Vicas disclosed no conflict of interest.

Learning objectives:

  • Introduction and types of surveillance
  • Recommend practices for infection surveillance
  • Describe quantitative measures commonly used in infection surveillance
  • Explain how to use of surveillance in outbreak investigations
  • Identify molecular typing methods commonly used in infection surveillance
  • Describe surveillance of antibiotic resistant pathogens
  • Describe surveillance of viral pathogens
  • Describe surveillance of other public health pathogens