Objective To analyze epidemic situation of cerebra -spinal meningitis and its prevent and control measures in 2004 in Hefei city so as to provide basis for the prewarning and forecast the epidemic situation. Method All cases were investigated and pharyngeal swab were collect for etiology analysis. Results Totally 70 cases were reported. The attack rate （ 1.5/hundred thousand ） raise 430.8 percent compared with last year. most of them were children, students less than 20 years old. The infection peak was in March and April. C group of Neisseriameningitidis were detected from blood of 4 cases. The carrier rate of C and A group was 1.3% -30.9%, 2.2% -8.5% respectively from 1 092 close contacts of 28 cases. We issued some documents associated with municipal education committee and took synthetic measures such as emergency drugs and A ＋ C vaccine. Conclusion The cases of cerebra - spinal meningitis might increase in part of district in this winter and the following spring. Thus, we must reserve the vaccine and the concerned drugs before the epidemic season. At the same time we should inject the A ＋ C vaccines widely among the high - risk groups （ less than 20 years old ）.
Anhui Journal of Prevent Medicine
prevention and control