Estimating true hospital morbidity of complications associated with mumps outbreak, England, 2004/05

@inproceedings{Yung2016EstimatingTH,
  title={Estimating true hospital morbidity of complications associated with mumps outbreak, England, 2004/05 },
  author={CF Yung and Mary Elizabeth Ramsay},
  booktitle={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2016}
}
Mumps outbreaks in highly vaccinated populations continue to be reported globally. Therefore, quantifying the burden of mumps morbidity accurately will be necessary to better assess the impact of mumps vaccination programmes. We aim to estimate the true morbidity resulting from mumps complications in terms of hospitalised orchitis, meningitis, oophoritis and pancreatitis in England during the outbreak in 2004/05. This outbreak in England led to a clear increase in hospitalisations coded to… CONTINUE READING