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Volume 10, Number 7—July 2004
Research

Rapid Assessment Tool for Haemophilus influenzae type b Disease in Developing Countries1

Daniel R. Feikin*Comments to Author , Christopher B. Nelson†, James P. Watt*‡, Ezzeddine Mohsni§, Jay D. Wenger†, and Orin S. Levine*‡
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; ‡Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; §World Health Organization, Cairo, Egypt

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Figure 4

Comparison of incidence rates of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) meningitis per 100,000 children <5 years of age between the rapid assessment tool (gray bars) and prospective, population-based laboratory surveillance (white bars), by region (8–10,12,19–26). (UAE, United Arab Emirates).

Figure 4. Comparison of incidence rates of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) meningitis per 100,000 children <5 years of age between the rapid assessment tool (gray bars) and prospective, population-based laboratory surveillance (white bars), by region (810,12,1926). (UAE, United Arab Emirates).

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1Some of the content of this manuscript has previously been presented in a document on the Web site of the World Health Organization (http://www.who.int/vaccines-documents/DocsPDF01/www625.pdf).

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