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Monitoring trends of respiratory illnesses via syndromic surveillance in SC is performed on a daily basis. SC Syndromic Surveillance primarily utilizes emergency department data, and provides situational awareness regarding broad syndrome categories among hospitals in the state. Respiratory... Read more

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During the past decade, public health practitioners have implemented various new syndromic and other advanced surveillance systems to supplement their existing laboratory testing and disease surveillance toolkit. While much of the development and widespread implementation of these systems had... Read more

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In early May of 2013, two chemical spills occurred within high schools in Atlantic county. These incidents, occurring within a week of each other, highlighted the need to strengthen statewide syndromic surveillance of illnesses caused by such exposures. In response to these spills, a new '... Read more

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Rickettsiae are an important arthropod-borne pathogens widely distributed throughout the world that infects humans causing various types of clinical diseases. The clinical features of rickettsial diseases can often overlap with other tick-borne diseases, particularly with borrelioses. These... Read more

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The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) community comprises a large pool of global expertise. Essential to the ISDS mission of advancing the science and practice of disease surveillance is understanding and setting priorities for research and best practices in public health... Read more

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The field of syndromic surveillance has received increased attention over the past decade as an expansion of traditional disease detection methods. There is, however, little or no consensus, regarding a standard definition encompassing the full scope of the term 'syndromic surveillance'. Several... Read more

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Despite the global emergence of syndromic surveillance systems and theories in recent years, the practical performance of this surveillance method under real circumstances had been rarely evaluated, especially in resource-limited areas. Since April 2012, a syndromic surveillance system named '... Read more

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In November of 2011, the local Public Health unit responsible for the Edmonton area (population 1.2mil) was alerted to an individual meeting the case definition for measles in the ED. A key part of the management strategy was to identify contacts to the index case, perform a risk assessment and... Read more

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Many studies have shown relationships between race/ethnicity and some birth defects. For example, white teenagers have higher rates of gastroschisis than African-American teenagers 1 , and transposition of great arteries is more prevalent in white than non-white children 2 .The Louisiana Birth... Read more

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Located along the Gulf Coast, Louisiana is home to strong traditional industries, such as agriculture, petrochemicals and energy, and is also home to the largest single port in the United States (Louisiana Department of Economic Development, 2009). All of these industries use hazardous materials... Read more

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