General practice out-of-hours service in Ireland provides a new source of syndromic surveillance data on influenza.

The use of routinely available electronic sources of healthcare data on the spread of influenza has the potential to enhance current surveillance activities. This study aimed to develop a method for identifying influenza-related records from general practitioner(GP) out-of-hours (OOH) services in Ireland. Data from one such service were interrogated for… CONTINUE READING