sentinel surveillance


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A surveillance system in which a designated group of reporting sources—hospitals, agencies—agrees to report all cases of one or more notifiable conditions

sentinel surveillance

Monitoring of the public health by a group of practitioners or institutions that agree to notify a public health agency of all cases of a specific disease or condition.
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The perception of increased effects of funding on laboratory strengthening, compared with increased effects on sentinel surveillance, is unsurprising, given the costs of maintaining a laboratory, a well-known barrier to routine surveillance.
Although the implementation and development of a sentinel surveillance system for influenza and other respiratory viruses is the first step to understand the epidemiology of these viruses in the country, more investments in influenza and other respiratory viruses surveillance are needed to obtain epidemiological data that can estimate and quantify the impact of influenza and other respiratory viruses to public health, besides improving the system's representativeness, timeliness, and capacity to intervene.
According to the press release (December 1, 2011) by NACO, Government of India, based on HIV Sentinel Surveillance and HIV Estimation in India, 2009 the adult HIV prevalence has been reported 0.
Traditional birth attendants, community-based reproductive health agents and local priests received five days of intensive training in study protocol, as well as targeted training in sentinel surveillance methodology.
Public health experts and programme managers in India have started considering the possibility of using PPTCT data and gradually waning off the HIV sentinel surveillance.
The IDD sentinel surveillance is regularly conducted in 12 districts: Harare, Bulawayo, Chitungwiza, Nyanga, Chimanimani, Centenary, Murehwa, Matobo, Shurugwi, Chegutu, Bikita and Binga.
Although nearly 60% of participants fell into the two youngest age groups (14- to 19-year-olds and 20- to 29-year-olds), "a strength of the ongoing HPV sentinel surveillance is inclusion of older age groups," said Ms.
Tekelec (Nasdaq: TKLC) announced today that U S WEST (NYSE: USW) selected the IP7 Sentinel surveillance system in the fourth quarter of 1999 for deployment in its award-winning wireless network during the first half of 2000.
Diagnosis is provided through 609 Sentinel Surveillance Hospitals (SSHs) and 16 Apex Referral laboratories (ARLs) identified across the country.
During peak mosquito-biting season in NYC (July-September), DOHMH will implement a sentinel surveillance system to detect human cases of local mosquito-borne transmission of Zika virus.
Of the 183 confirmed cases, 108 (59%) were captured by the 3 sentinel surveillance sites, and another 75 (41%) were diagnosed at other hospitals.