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Epidemiologic Surveillance

  • Ralf Reintjes
  • Klaus Krickeberg
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Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH)

Abstract

Not every topic admits a precise definition but ours does:

Epidemiologic surveillance is the collection, transfer, analysis, and interpretation of information related to cases of diseases, which is done systematically and routinely.

Keywords

Surveillance System Health Information System Epidemiologic Surveillance Syndromic Surveillance Yersinia Pestis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Public HealthHamburg University of Applied SciencesHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Universitè de Paris VParisFrance
  3. 3.BielefeldFrance

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