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Dorman, John M. – Journal of American College Health, 2000
Discusses fungal, bacterial, and viral infections that may strike athletes during competition, highlighting possible risks of hepatitis, herpes, and HIV. Athletes generally are more at risk off the playing field than while competing. Requiring immunizations against measles and hepatitis B prior to college admission would eliminate two diseases.…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Athletes, Athletics, Bacteria
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Barid, Steven J.; Irvin, John J. – Journal of American College Health, 1984
This article explores the implementation of immunization requirements for college attendance. The nature and extent of these requirements and advice on obtaining assistance in instituting these requirements are discussed. (Author/DF)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, College Students, Communicable Diseases, Higher Education
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Hopkins, Ruth A.; And Others – Journal of American College Health, 1984
The University of Rochester (New York) has implemented a process to ensure that all students receive necessary immunizations. The immunization requirement is combined with a required health history form and has helped the college facilitate significant increases in immunity to rubella, measles, mumps, and tetanus. A description of the program is…
Descriptors: College Students, Communicable Diseases, Disease Control, Higher Education
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Dorman, John M.; And Others – Journal of American College Health, 1984
Stanford University (California) has developed a list of medical immunization requirements for incoming students to help stop incidence of rubella and measles. A discussion of these requirements is offered. (DF)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, College Students, Communicable Diseases, Disease Control
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Feldick, Harley G. – Journal of American College Health, 1984
Development and implementation of the University of Iowa's program to immunize students against measles and rubella are described. (DF)
Descriptors: College Students, Communicable Diseases, Higher Education, Immunization Programs
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Bridgewater, Sharon C.; Lotz, Doris I. – Journal of American College Health, 1984
This article discusses the immunization program that followed an outbreak of measles (rubeloa) at Indiana University. Factors that may have contributed to the outbreak were less natural immunity in this age group, absence of school legislation requiring immunization, and use of killed vaccine which did not provide immunity. (Author/DF)
Descriptors: College Environment, College Students, Communicable Diseases, Disease Control
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Keeling, Richard P.; And Others – Journal of American College Health, 1986
The incidence of AIDS on the college campus is discussed, as well as the responsibilities of college health services. Guidelines are offered for forming school policy regarding AIDS. (JD)
Descriptors: College Students, Communicable Diseases, Disease Control, Disease Incidence