Hospital-based influenza surveillance in Korea: hospital-based influenza morbidity and mortality study group.

@article{Song2013HospitalbasedIS,
  title={Hospital-based influenza surveillance in Korea: hospital-based influenza morbidity and mortality study group.},
  author={Joon Young Song and Hee Jin Cheong and Sung-Hyuk Choi and Ji Hyeon Baek and Seung Baik Han and S L Wie and Byung Hak So and Hyo Youl Kim and Young Keun Kim and Won Suk Choi and Sung Woo Moon and Jacob Lee and Gu Hyun Kang and Hye Won Jeong and Jung Soo Park and Woo Joo Kim},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2013},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={
          910-7
        }
}
Influenza epidemics occur annually with variations in size and severity. Hospital-based Influenza Morbidity & Mortality was established to monitor influenza epidemics and their severity, which is composed of two surveillance systems: emergency room-based and inpatient-based surveillance. Regarding emergency room-based surveillance, influenza-like illness index (influenza-like illness cases per 1,000 emergency room-visiting subjects), number of laboratory-confirmed cases and the distribution of… CONTINUE READING
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