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Volume 14, Number 10—October 2008

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Automatic Outbreak Detection Algorithm versus Electronic Reporting System

Masja Straetemans1Comments to Author , Doris Altmann, Tim Eckmanns, and Gérard Krause
Author affiliations: Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany;

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Figure 1

Example of 1 reported outbreak being detected by 3 signals. In this example, 3 signal outbreaks (S1, S2, S3) can be associated with 1 reported outbreak in same municipality and during the same period.

Figure 1. Example of 1 reported outbreak being detected by 3 signals. In this example, 3 signal outbreaks (S1, S2, S3) can be associated with 1 reported outbreak in same municipality and during the same period.

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1Current affiliation: KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, the Netherlands

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