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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 2

Example of 1 signal outbreak corresponding to multiple reported outbreaks. In this example, 1 signal outbreak (S1) can be associated with 3 reported outbreaks occuring in same municipality; threshold is reached in same week number.

Figure 2. Example of 1 signal outbreak corresponding to multiple reported outbreaks. In this example, 1 signal outbreak (S1) can be associated with 3 reported outbreaks occuring in same municipality; threshold is reached in same week number.

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

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