Evaluation of the performance of a dengue outbreak detection tool for China

Paul, Rick E., Zhang, Honglong, Li, Zhongjie, Lai, Shengjie, Clements, Archie C. A., Wang, Liping, Yin, Wenwu, Zhou, Hang, Yu, Hongjie, Hu, Wenbiao, & Yang, Weizhong (2014) Evaluation of the performance of a dengue outbreak detection tool for China. PLoS ONE, 9(8), e106144-e106144.

View at publisher (open access)

Abstract

An outbreak detection and response system, using time series moving percentile method based on historical data, in China has been used for identifying dengue fever outbreaks since 2008. For dengue fever outbreaks reported from 2009 to 2012, this system achieved a sensitivity of 100%, a specificity of 99.8% and a median time to detection of 3 days, which indicated that the system was a useful decision tool for dengue fever control and risk-management programs in China.

Impact and interest:

3 citations in Scopus
Search Google Scholar™
3 citations in Web of Science®

Citation counts are sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

Full-text downloads:

33 since deposited on 25 Mar 2015
3 in the past twelve months

Full-text downloads displays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.

ID Code: 82769
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Dengue, Early warning system, China
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106144
ISSN: 1932-6203
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 the authors
Deposited On: 25 Mar 2015 02:18
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2015 23:54

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page