Volume 3, Number 1—March 1997
Knowledge-Based Patient Screening for Rare and Emerging Infectious/Parasitic Diseases: A Case Study of Brucellosis and Murine Typhus
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aIncludes specific etiologic information, reservoirs, portal of entry/escape, mode of transmission/dissemination, susceptible hosts, incubation period, seasonal distribution, age/sex/race/religion/occupation relationships, mortality and zoonotic classification.
bLists occupations with increased potential for exposure.
cLists countries where the disease is known to occur.
dDescribes additional disease attributes not fitting other categories.
ePop-up definitions of medical terms and concepts in the knowledge base.