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Syndromic surveillance generally refers to the monitoring of disease related events, sets of clinical features (i.e. syndromes), or other indicators in a population. Originally conceived as a tool for the early detection of potential bioterrorism outbreaks, syndromic surveillance is also used by... Read more

Dengue Hemorrhagic fever is the most important mosquito-borne viral disease in Indonesia and the most rapidly spreading over the past 40 years. It is a major cause of morbidity and mortality especially among children. Beside of that, larval habitats are increasing rapidly in Padang city as urban... Read more

Bovine cysticercosis is a zoonotic foodborne disease caused by Taenia saginata involving cattle as the intermediate host and humans as the final host. Humans are infected by eating raw or undercooked meat of infected cattle. Cattle are infected after grazing on pasture infected by human feces.... Read more

Influenza is a highly contagious, acute respiratory disease that causes periodic seasonal epidemics and global pandemics[1]. Yunnan Province is characterized by poverty, multi-ethnic, and cross-border movement, which maybe be susceptible of influenza (Fig-1). Finding from spatial patter of ILI... Read more

Since the release of anthrax in October of 2001, there has been increased interest in developing efficient prospective disease surveillance schemes. Poisson CUSUM is a control chart-based method that has been widely used to detect aberrations in disease counts in a single region collected over... Read more

Utilization of local surveillance data has been shown to help risk stratify patients presenting to the emergency department presenting with GAS pharyngitis or meningitis. (1, 2) Adolescents frequently present to the emergency department (ED) with symptoms that may be associated with a sexually... Read more

Veterinary syndromic surveillance (VSS) is a fast growing field, but development has been limited by the limited use of standards in recording animal health events and thus their categorization into syndromes. The adoption of syndromic classification standards would allow comparability of... Read more

Kulldorff’s spatial scan statistic1 detects significant spatial clusters of disease by maximizing a likelihood ratio statistic over circular spatial regions. The fast localized subset scan2 enables scalable detection of proximity-constrained subsets and increases power to detect irregularly-... Read more

To describe an R package that was designed to provide ready implementation of veterinary syndromic surveillance systems, from classified data to the generation of alerts and an html interface.


The field of veterinary syndromic surveillance (VSS) is... Read more

We assessed the impact of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on syndromic surveillance systems including the incidence of syndromic indictors and total contacts with health care.


Mass gatherings can impact on the health of the public including importation of... Read more


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