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Volume 16, Number 4—April 2010

Innovative Uses for Syndromic Surveillance

Erin K. O’ConnellComments to Author , Guoyan Zhang, Fermin Leguen, Anthoni Llau, and Edhelene Rico
Author affiliations: Miami–Dade County Health Department, Miami, Florida, USA

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Table 2

Disease/conditions found in the chief complaint field from specialized query, Miami–Dade County, Florida, USA, March–December 2008

Disease/condition No. (%) cases
Food poisoning 262 (24.9)
Postexposure prophylaxis for rabies 251 (23.9)
Meningitis 224 (21.3)
Hepatitis 162 (15.4)
Chicken pox 80 (7.6)
Carbon monoxide poisoning 31 (3.0)
Salmonellosis 13 (1.2)
Malaria 9 (0.9)
Pertussis 8 (0.8)
Mumps 5 (0.5)
5 (0.5)
Total 1,052 (100)

*Ciguatera, anthrax, dengue fever, measles.

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