Evaluating measles surveillance using laboratory-discarded notifications of measles-like illness during elimination

Date

2007

Authors

Wang, Yung-Hsuan
Andrews, Ross M
Kelly, H
Lambert, Stephen

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Cambridge University Press

Abstract

For jurisdictions implementing measles elimination strategies, a minimum surveillance benchmark of 1/100 000 population per year measles-like illness (MLI) cases initially notified, but then rejected based on laboratory testing was proposed. We used this

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Keywords: measles vaccine; adolescent; adult; age distribution; aged; article; Australia; child; disease surveillance; epidemic; health care quality; health survey; human; infant; infection control; laboratory diagnosis; laboratory test; major clinical study; measl

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Epidemiology and Infection

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1017/S095026880700828X

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2037-12-31