Volume 13, Number 10—October 2007
SurvNet Electronic Surveillance System for Infectious Disease Outbreaks, Germany
|Characteristic||Linked to notifiable pathogens||Linked to nonnotifiable pathogens||No link to any specific pathogen|
|Median duration, d||3||9||4|
|Median no. cases per outbreak (minimum, maximum)||3 (2,527)||8 (2,153)||10 (2,110)|
|Median duration from report of first case until outbreak report filed at local health department, d||26,597||154||772|
|Median duration between filing of outbreak report at local health department until arrival of report at RKI, d||1||0||0|
|Median duration from report of first case until outbreak report arrives at RKI, d||2||2||3|
*RKI, Robert Koch Institute.
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