An Examination of Syndromic Surveillance for Early Detection of Nosocomial Outbreaks

Description: 

Objective

So as to be able to detect nosocomial outbreaks at an early stage, we examine the construction of a syndromic surveillance system for inpatients who have fever, respiratory symptoms, diarrhea, vomiting or rash and evaluate its statistical properties.

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Original Publication Year: 
2006
Event/Publication Date: 
October, 2006

September 19, 2018

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