West Nile and Saint Louis encephalitis - Arizona

This syndrome was created as a part of the Arboviral Syndromic Surveillance Project in Arizona, which includes bi-weekly monitoring of syndromic data to enhance traditional arboviral surveillance. The syndrome was developed using BioSense 2.0 phpMyAdmin and later transitioned to ESSENCE. The syndrome queries chief complaint and discharge diagnosis code

Surveillance System: 
ESSENCE (NSSP)
Syndrome Definition: 

WEST NILE OR WESTNILE OR WNV A923 OR A92.3 OR SAINT LOUIS ANDNOT (FROM SAINT LOUIS OR IN SAINT LOUIS) OR ST LOUIS ANDNOT (FROM ST LOUIS OR IN ST LOUIS) OR 0623 OR 062.3 OR A833 OR A83.3

Attached Syntax Platform: 
ESSENCE
Author: 
Submitting Author Organization: 
Maricopa County Department of Public Health
Submitting Author Email: 
rasneetkumar@mail.maricopa.gov
Syndrome Category: 
Jurisdiction: 

October 26, 2017

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