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Volume 22, Number 8—August 2016

Assessment of Community Event–Based Surveillance for Ebola Virus Disease, Sierra Leone, 2015

Ruwan Ratnayake1Comments to Author , Samuel J. Crowe1, Joseph Jasperse, Grayson Privette, Erin Stone, Laura Miller, Darren Hertz, Clementine Fu, Matthew J. Maenner, Amara Jambai, and Oliver Morgan
Author affiliations: International Rescue Committee, New York, New York, USA (R. Ratnayake); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S.J. Crowe, M.J. Maenner, O. Morgan); International Rescue Committee, Freetown, Sierra Leone (J. Jasperse, G. Privette, E. Stone, L. Miller, D. Hertz); Action contre la Faim, Kambia, Sierra Leone (C. Fu); Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Freetown (A. Jambai)

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Table 3

Timeliness of identification of confirmed Ebola virus disease cases with no known epidemiologic links to other confirmed cases at detection, Kambia District, Sierra Leone, 2015*

Detected by CEBS Patient age, y/sex Symptom onset date Detection date Days from onset to detection
Yes 52/M Apr 17 Apr 20 3
No 45/M Apr 17 Apr 22 5
Yes 23/F Apr 23 Apr 25 2
Yes 25/F Apr 24 Apr 27 3
No 56/F Apr 23 Apr 30 7
Yes 29/M May 28 May 29 1

*The data are for April 13–May 30, 2015. CEBS, community event–based surveillance.

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1These first authors contributed equally to this article.

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