Resources, guidelines and articles for the MED-X Program.
Medical Examiner/Coroner-Based Surveillance for Fatal Infectious Diseases and Bioterrorism
National Association of Medical Examiners. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Medical Examiners, Coroners, and Biologic Terrorism:
A Guidebook for Surveillance and Case Management
June 11, 2004 MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report). Attention: Non-MDH link
- MN Medical Examiner (ME) Infectious Deaths Surveillance (PDF: 24KB/1 Page)
Abstract from a poster presentation at the 2008 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Disease (ICEID).
- Explaining Unexplained Infectious Deaths, Minnesota 2003-2007 (PDF: 27KB/1 Page)
Abstract from a poster presentation at the 2008 – 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) / 46th Annual Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Meeting.
- "Med-X": a medical examiner surveillance model for bioterrorism and infectious disease mortality
Pub Med abstract: Kurt B. Nolte, Sarah L. Lathrop, Marcus B. Nashelsky, et. al.; Human Pathology, 2007 May; 38(5):718-25. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Surveillance for Unexplained Deaths and Critical Illnesses Due to Possibly Infectious Causes, United States, 1995–1998
Rana A. Hajjeh, David Relman, Paul R. Cieslak, et. al; Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol. 8, No. 2, February 2002. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Medical Examiners, Coroners, and Public Health: A Review and Update
Randy Hanzlick, MD, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine: Vol. 130, No. 9, pp. 1274–1282. Attention: Non-MDH link