Gonorrhea Encounters - Washington State Department of Health

  • Objective: To monitor clinical encounters for gonorrhea infection and disease
  • Syndromic surveillance system: ESSENCE
  • Data Sources: Emergency department visits, primary and urgent care visits 
  • Fields used to query the data: Chief Complaint History, Discharge Diagnosis
Surveillance System: 
Syndrome Definition: 

A54 OR gonno OR ghonno OR ghono OR gono 

Attached Syntax Platform: 
Submitting Author Organization: 
Washington State Department of Health
Submitting Author Email: 
Syndrome Category: 

September 26, 2018

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