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Volume 11, Number 3—March 2005

Dispatch

Fever Screening at Airports and Imported Dengue

Pei-Yun Shu*, Li-Jung Chien*, Shu-Fen Chang*, Chien-Ling Su*, Yu-Chung Kuo*, Tsai-Ling Liao*, Mei-Shang Ho†, Ting-Hsiang Lin*, and Jyh-Hsiung Huang*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Center for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China; †Institute of Biomedical Science, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China

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Table 1

Summary of imported dengue cases identified by passive and active surveillance systems in Taiwan from 1998 to June 2004

Year Total Passive surveillance, no. cases (%) Active surveillance, no. cases (%)
1998 110 96 (87.3) 14 (12.7)
1999 29 24 (82.8) 5 (17.2)
2000 27 23 (85.2) 4 (14.8)
2001 56 46 (82.1) 10 (17.9)
2002 52 42 (80.8) 10 (19.2)
Jan 2003–June 2003 20 18 (90.0) 2 (10.0)
Jul 2003–June 2004 73 25 (34.2) 48 (65.8)

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