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Volume 12, Number 1—January 2006

Estimating Influenza Hospitalizations among Children

Carlos G. Grijalva*, Allen S. Craig*†, William D. Dupont*, Carolyn B. Bridges‡, Stephanie J. Schrag‡, Marika K. Iwane‡, William Schaffner*, Kathryn M. Edwards*, and Marie R. Griffin*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; †Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 3

Nonenrolled influenza patients by surveillance system, Davidson County, Tennessee, 2003–2004 influenza season*

Case-patients not enrolled by NVSN No.
Hospitalized on nonsurveillance days 16
Refused enrollment 1
Hospitalized in past 4 days, excluded 3
Enrolled, tested negative for influenza at admission 1
Hospitalized with nonrespiratory symptoms, excluded 1
Missed 1
Case-patients not enrolled by EIP

No influenza tests ordered 12
Rapid test for influenza done, negative result 5
Missed 1
Total 18

*NVSN, New Vaccine Surveillance Network; EIP, Emerging Infections Program.

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