CDC Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016). CDC Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch.
This branch collaborates with epidemiologists and other public health officials who investigate foodborne, waterborne, zoonotic, and other enteric (gastrointestinal) illnesses in the United States. ORPB works to ensure rapid and coordinated surveillance, detection, and response to multistate outbreaks caused by enteric bacteria such as Salmonella and Escherichia coli.