A novel low-cost approach to estimate the incidence of Japanese encephalitis in the catchment area of three hospitals in Bangladesh.

@article{Paul2011ANL,
  title={A novel low-cost approach to estimate the incidence of Japanese encephalitis in the catchment area of three hospitals in Bangladesh.},
  author={Repon C. Paul and M. Waliur Rahman and Emily Suzane Gurley and Mohammad Jahangir Hossain and Serguei Diorditsa and A S M Mainul Hasan and Sultana S. Banu and A. S. M. Alamgir and Muhammad Aziz Ur Rahman and Hardeep S. Sandhu and Marc Fischer and Stephen P Luby},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2011},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={379-85}
}
Acute meningoencephalitis syndrome surveillance was initiated in three medical college hospitals in Bangladesh in October 2007 to identify Japanese encephalitis (JE) cases. We estimated the population-based incidence of JE in the three hospitals' catchment areas by adjusting the hospital-based crude incidence of JE by the proportion of catchment area… CONTINUE READING