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Using European travellers as an early alert to detect emerging pathogens in countries with limited laboratory resources

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Background: The volume, extent and speed of travel have dramatically increased in the past decades, providing the potential for an infectious disease to spread through the transportation network. By collecting information on the suspected place of infection, existing surveillance systems in industrialized countries may provide timely information for areas of the world without adequate surveillance currently in place. We present the results of a case stu...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2458-7-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Public Health More from this journal
Volume:
7
Article number:
8
Publication date:
2007-01-19
Acceptance date:
2007-01-19
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EISSN:
1471-2458
Language:
English
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uuid:6ba53e7f-1d7d-4a4b-b461-f0673bba9138
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pubs:68124
Source identifiers:
68124
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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