Consultation Services for Communicable Diseases Bioterrorism Exposures
Consultation services include:
Communicable disease specimens and/or clinical specimens from persons exposed to suspect bio-terrorist agents.
Bacteriologic and viral specimens for such agents as West Nile Virus, Salmonella sero-typing, e coli 0157 confirmation and others will be referred to the NYSDOH Wadsworth / Griffen Labs for confirmation.
Clinical and environmental suspect bio-terrorist agent samples will be referred to Westchester Medical Center Level 3 laboratory.
Provider-based Immunization Initiative (PBII) - DBCH is available to review a medical practice’s immunization procedures and offer suggestions for increasing immunization rates, as well as the latest information on recommended immunization practices. Program is voluntary.