TITLE

Assessment of ESSENCE Performance for Influenza-Like Illness Surveillance After an Influenza Outbreak -- U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, 2009

AUTHOR(S)
Witkop, C.; Duffy, M.; Cohen, L.; Fishbein, D.; Selent, M.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/8/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 13, p406
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article summarizes the results of the evaluation of the Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-Based Epidemics (ESSENCE) influenza-like illness (ILI) surveillance system after a 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) outbreak at the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Academy in Colorado. The assessment covered medical records at the USAF Academy clinics from June 25 to July 8, 2009. The study reveals that ESSENCE showed strengths in data quality, flexibility and representativeness but was not useful for detecting the H1N1 outbreak.
ACCESSION #
60308277

 

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