Assessing 3 Outbreak Detection Algorithms in an Electronic Syndromic Surveillance System in a Resource-Limited Setting
, Sarah-Blythe Ballard1
, Joan Neyra, Delphis M. Vera, Victor B. Osorio, Jose Quispe, David L. Blazes, and Luis Loayza
Author affiliations: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (E. Alsentzer); Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (E. Alsentzer, S.B. Ballard, D.L. Blazes); Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (S.-B. Ballard); Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6, Callao, Peru (S.B. Ballard, D.M. Vera, V.B. Osorio, J. Quispe); Marina de Guerra del Perú, Callao (L. Loayza)
Figure 1. Epidemic curve for nonbloody acute diarrheal disease cases, by week, captured by the Alerta and Vigila Systems, Peru, 2007–2011.
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