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Volume 21, Number 9—September 2015
THEME ISSUE
Emerging Infections Program

The US Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance Network

Sandra ChavesComments to Author , Ruth Lynfield, Mary Lou Lindegren, Joseph Bresee, and Lyn Finelli
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S.S. Chaves, J. Bresee, L. Finelli); Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA (R. Lynfield); Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA (M.L. Lindegren)

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Figure 1

Population-based influenza hospitalization surveillance case ascertainment and review process, Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance Network, United States. Core data transmitted weekly to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are patient identification number, surveillance site, hospital admission date, patient’s date of birth, type of influenza test, and type of influenza virus. Case finding and chart reviews are done manually.

Figure 1. Population-based influenza hospitalization surveillance case ascertainment and review process, Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance Network, United States. Core data transmitted weekly to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are patient identification number, surveillance site, hospital admission date, patient’s date of birth, type of influenza test, and type of influenza virus. Case finding and chart reviews are done manually.

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