Surveillance and Investigation
for the public can be found on the Smallpox
Smallpox Case Definitions
Includes clinical case definition, lab criteria for confirmation, case classification, clinical types of variola major
Course: Smallpox: Disease, Prevention, & Intervention
Developed by CDC & WHO for training smallpox response teams
Smallpox: Clinical & Epidemiologic Features
Emerging Infectious Diseases 1999 Jul-Aug;5(4):537-539.
- Laboratory Approach to the Diagnosis of Smallpox
This six module program was developed in order to provide education and insight into the world of poxviruses, their disease characteristics, and the methods utilized to provide accurate diagnoses. This online course is designed for public health and clinical laboratorians, clinicians, nurses, and epidemiologists interested in laboratory diagnosis of poxvirus infections, and safety professionals.
Frequently Asked Questions
Modeling Potential Response to Smallpox as a Bioterrorist Weapon
Meltzer MI, Damon I, LeDuc JW, Millar JD
Emerging Infectious Diseases 2001 Nov-Dec;7(6):959-969.
Notice to Readers: 25th Anniversary of the Last Case of Naturally Acquired Smallpox
MMWR 2002 Oct 25;51(42):952.
(236 KB/20 pages)
MMWR 1997 Oct 24;46(42):990-994.
(318 KB/28 pages)
Smallpox: An Attack Scenario
Emerging Infectious Diseases 1999 Jul-Aug;5(4):540-546.
Surveillance & Control Measures during Smallpox Outbreaks
Emerging Infectious Diseases 2005 Feb;11(2).
Use of Automated Ambulatory-Care Encounter Records for Detection of Acute Illness Clusters, Including Potential Bioterrorism Events
Lazarus R, Kleinman K, Dashevsky I, Adams C, Kludt P, DeMaria A Jr, Platt R
Emerging Infectious Diseases 2002 Aug;8(8):753-760.