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Volume 19, Number 11—November 2013

Capture–Recapture Method for Estimating Annual Incidence of Imported Dengue, France, 2007–2010

Guy La RucheComments to Author , Dominique Dejour-Salamanca, Pascale Bernillon, Isabelle Leparc-Goffart, Martine Ledrans, Alexis Armengaud, Monique Debruyne, Gérard-Antoine Denoyel, Ségolène Brichler, Laetitia Ninove, Philippe Desprès, and Marc Gastellu-Etchegorry
Author affiliations: Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France (G. La Ruche, D. Dejour-Salamanca, P. Bernillon, M. Gastellu-Etchegorry); Institut de Recherche Biomédicale des Armées, Marseille, France (I. Leparc-Goffart); Cellule de l'Institut de Veille Sanitaire aux Antilles-Guyane, Fort-de-France, Martinique, France (M. Ledrans); Cellule de l'Institut de Veille Sanitaire Sud, Marseille (A. Armengaud); Cerba Laboratory, Saint-Ouen l’Aumone, France (M. Debruyne); Biomnis Laboratory, Lyon, France (G.-A. Denoyel); Avicenne University Hospital, Bobigny, France (S. Brichler); Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire Méditerranée-Infection, Marseille (L. Ninove); Institut Pasteur National Reference Laboratory for Arboviruses, Paris, France (P. Desprès)

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Table 1

Interdependence of laboratory network, mandatory notification, and enhanced surveillance systems in the detection of dengue cases, southeast France, May 1–November 30, 2010

Laboratory network
Odds ratio (95% CI*) Enhanced surveillance
Odds ratio
(95% Cl*)
Surveillance system Included Not included Included Not included
Mandatory notification 0.7 (0.3–1.9) 25.0 (3.8–1040.0)
Included 74 13
74 1
Not included
Enhanced surveillance 17.1 (1.2–907.9)
Included 74 13
Not included

*95% CI calculated using exact confidence limits.

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