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CDC Chikungunya Guidelines and Documents

Overview of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, manuals and documents for prevention, control, clinical handling for shikungunya. Please visit also the CDC website to check for recent updates of the documents.

Fact sheet: General Information for Healthcare Providers. Date: 22 July 2014.
Guidelines for Preparedness and Response for Chikungunya Virus Introduction in the Americas. The guidelines are meant to be useful tool that can be adapted and applied by each member country to establish the most appropriate strategies for prevention and control of Chikungunya virus. Date: 4 April 2012.
Updated diagnostic testing for Zika, chikungunya, and dengue viruses in US Public Health Laboratories. Date: 13 January 2016.
Notice to Public Health Officials and Clinicians: Recognizing, Managing, and Reporting Chikungunya Virus Infections in Travelers Returning from the Caribbean. Chikungunya virus infection should be considered in patients with acute onset of fever and polyarthralgia, especially those who have recently traveled to the Caribbean. Healthcare providers are encouraged to report suspected chikungunya cases to their state or local health department to facilitate diagnosis and to mitigate the risk of local transmission. Date: 13 December 2013.
Instructions for sending diagnostic specimens to CDC’s Arbovirus Diagnostic Laboratory. Date: 26 November 2012.
Protection Against Mosquitoes, Ticks, and Other Insects and Arthropods: Details on products and practices to reduce your exposure to mosquitoes and other dangerous vectors. Date: 10 July 2015.
Surveillance and Control of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in the United States The primary objective of this document is to provide guidance for Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus surveillance and control in response to the risk of introduction of dengue, chikungunya, Zika, and yellow fever viruses in the United States and its territories. This document is intended for state and local public health officials and vector control specialists. Date: 25 January 2016.