Surveillance for Visceral Leishmaniasis in Iraq

Dr. Ban Majeed, Dr. Richard Dicker
Date published
Jan, 2011
Last updated
21 Jan 2020


This case study is based on surveillance data from CDC Baghdad regarding surveillance of visceral leishmaniasis.

After completing this case study, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe public health surveillance types and uses
  • Define sensitivity and specificity in the context of public health surveillance
  • Analyze surveillance data by time, person, and place
  • Interpret surveillance data