|Guidelines for Cholera Control (WHO - OMS, 1993, 68 p.)|
The important contributions of WHO's Community Water Supply and Sanitation unit to this publication are gratefully acknowledged, as are those of the other members of the Global Task Force on Cholera Control and the Geneva office of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
The laboratory methods described in Annex 5 are based on the Manual for laboratory investigations of acute enteric infections.1 Dr John Albert of the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dr Dhiman Barua formerly of the Programme for Control of Diarrhoeal Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, Dr Bradford Kay of Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA, and Dr Kaye Wachsmuth of the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, USA assisted in preparing the guidelines.
1Manual for laboratory investigations of acute enteric infections. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1987 (unpublished WHO document CDD/83.3 Rev. 1, available on request from the Programme for Control of Diarrhoeal Diseases, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland).
WHO also appreciates the contributions of Dr Paul A. Blake, Dr Mitchell Cohen, Dr Roger I. Glass, Dr Allen Ries, Dr Robert Tauxe, Dr Duc Vugia, and Dr Todd Weber of the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, USA, Dr Bruce Dick of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva, Switzerland, Dr Ann Dawson and Dr Roger Skinner of the Department of Health, London, England, Dr Sandy Cairncross of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England, Dr Jamie Bartram of the Robens Institute, University of Surrey, Guildford, England, Professor John Pickford of Loughborough University of Technology, Loughborough, England, Dr John Kvenberg of the United States Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC, USA, and Dr Eugene Rice of the United States Environmental Protection Administration, Washington, DC, USA, whose suggestions helped to make this a more practical publication.