Estimating Meningitis Hospitalization Rates for Sentinel Hospitals Conducting Invasive Bacterial Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Surveillance

October 2013
MMWR Recommendations & Reports;10/4/2013, Vol. 62 Issue 39, p810
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The article focuses on the estimation of the hospitalization rate of meningitis among children in sentinel hospitals that conduct surveillance of Invasive Bacterial Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (IB-VPD). Topics include the World Health Organization (WHO)-coordinated IB-VPD sentinel hospital surveillance network, its description, and use in The Gambia and Senegal.


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