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Acknowledgements

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Division of Community and Public Health
Section for Disease Control and Environmental Epidemiology
Bureau of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention
930 Wildwood Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109
573-751-6113 Toll free: 866-628-9891

Communicable Disease Surveillance 2006 Annual Report

Note: This report does not include a summary of sexually transmitted diseases,
hepatitis (except hepatitis A), HIV, or environmental conditions.


CONTRIBUTORS

Cindy Butler, Senior Epidemiologist, Eastern Region
Eden Dietle, CD Surveillance Manager
Terry Eslahi, Epidemiology Specialist, Central Region
Pat Franklin, Epidemiology Specialist, Northwestern Region
Autumn Grim, Senior Epidemiologist, Southeastern Region
Peggy Hartman, CD Surveillance Epidemiologist
Eddie Hedrick, Emerging Pathogens Coordinator
C. Jon Hinkle, Senior Epidemiologist, Northwestern Region
Dr. Fazle Khan, Medical Epidemiologist
Benjamin Laffoon, Research Analyst IV
Arlene Mohr, Senior Office Support Assistant
David Oeser, TB Surveillance Coordinator
Gregg Parvin, CD Surveillance Epidemiologist
Lesha Peterson, Influenza Coordinator
Drew Pratt, Senior Epidemiologist, Central Region
Dr. Howard Pue, State Public Health Veterinarian
Jo Ann Rudroff, ELC Epidemiologist (Foodborne)
Lisa Schutzenhofer, Assistant Bureau Chief
Diane Smith, Senior Epidemiologist, Southwestern Region
Karen Yates, Zoonotic Disease Coordinator


Harvey L. Marx, Jr., Chief
Bureau of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention


We thank our reviewers, Scott Clardy, Section Administrator, Brian Quinn, Public Information Administrator, and
Dr. George Turabelidze, Acting State Epidemiologist, for their thorough review and helpful comments.

A special thank you to all who contributed photographs for the cover page.