Volume 13, Number 9—September 2007
Detecting Human-to-Human Transmission of Avian Influenza A (H5N1)
|Entire outbreak||Outbreak begin date||X|
|Outbreak end date||X|
|Latent/incubation period, d†||X|
|Infectious period, d†||X|
|All persons||Neighborhood of residence||X|
|Household of residence||X|
|Case status (yes or no)||X|
|Case-patients||Whether outbreak index case-patient (yes or no)||X|
|Date of illness onset||X|
|Outcome (recovered, died, or don’t know/still ill)||X|
|Date of outcome||X|
|Dates of hospitalization||O|
|Period of receiving treatment (dates)||O|
|Non–case-patients||Dates of hospitalization||O|
|Period of prophylactic treatment (dates)||O|
|Inter-residence visits||Identifier for visiting person||X|
|Dates of the visit||X|
|Analysis parameters||End of exposure to the common source of infection (date)||X|
|Final day of observation (date)||X|
|R0 estimation||Mean no. residents per household||X‡|
|Mean no. community contacts per person/d||X‡|
*X, required; O, optional; R0, basic reproduction number.
†The user defines the distribution of this period, including the minimum and maximum length of the period.
‡Required to estimate R0.
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