Interagency and Commercial Collaboration During an Investigation of Chikungunya and Dengue Among Returning Travelers to the United States

American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
February 2017; 96 (2)
http://www.ajtmh.org/content/current

Perspective Piece
Interagency and Commercial Collaboration During an Investigation of Chikungunya and Dengue Among Returning Travelers to the United States
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 96:265-267; Published online September 6, 2016, doi:10.4269/ajtmh.16-0298
Emily S. Jentes, Alexander J. Millman, Michelle Decenteceo, Andrew Klevos, Holly M. Biggs, Douglas H. Esposito, Heidi McPherson, Carmen Sullivan, Dayton Voorhees, Jim Watkins, Fanancy L. Anzalone, Linda Gaul, Sal Flores, Gary W. Brunette, and Mark J. Sotir
Abstract
Public health investigations can require intensive collaboration between numerous governmental and nongovernmental organizations. We describe an investigation involving several governmental and nongovernmental partners that was successfully planned and performed in an organized, comprehensive, and timely manner with several governmental and nongovernmental partners.