Volume 9, Number 5—May 2003
Estimating the Incidence of Typhoid Fever and Other Febrile Illnesses in Developing Countries
|Disease||No. of cases captured by surveillance site type
||Test sensitivity multiplier||Seasonality multiplier||Total cases||Incidence (/100,000)|
|Fever hospital)||Fever specialist||Primary provider||Total|
|Brucellosis||15.0 (15.0)||12.0 (12.0)||4.0 (27.2)||31.0 (54.2)||1.0||2.2||119.2||18.0|
aAdjusted for health provider sampling scheme. No multiplier is applied for cases identified at the fever hospital and among fever specialists. A multiplier of 6.8 is applied for cases identified among primary providers.
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