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False positive reporting of Hirschsprung's disease in Alaska: an evaluation of Hirschsprung's disease surveillance, birth years 1996-2007.
TLDR
Multiple-source passive surveillance methodology resulted in high sensitivity for HSCR ascertainment; however, case verification was required to rule out false-positive reports, which obscured the true distribution of Alaska Native versus non-Native HSCr cases. Expand
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevalence in Alaska : New Findings From The FAS Surveillance Project
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) was first identified as a clinical condition in 1973. FAS has drawn considerable attention in Alaska. During the 1980’s, the Alaska Area Native Health Service of theExpand