Epidemiological trends and the effect of airport fever screening on prevention of domestic dengue fever outbreaks in Taiwan, 1998–2007

@article{Kuan2010EpidemiologicalTA,
  title={Epidemiological trends and the effect of airport fever screening on prevention of domestic dengue fever outbreaks in Taiwan, 1998–2007},
  author={M. C. Kuan and Ting Grace Lin and Jen-Hsiang Chuang and H L Wu},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 8},
  pages={
          e693-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to examine the epidemiological trends in dengue infection and the impact of imported cases and airport fever screening on community transmission in Taiwan, a dengue non-endemic island. METHODS All of the dengue case data were obtained from the surveillance system of the Taiwan Center for Disease Control and were analyzed by Pearson correlations, linear regression, and geographical information system (GIS)-based mapping. The impact of implementing airport fever… CONTINUE READING