Scan statistics for temporal surveillance for biologic terrorism.

@article{Wallenstein2004ScanSF,
  title={Scan statistics for temporal surveillance for biologic terrorism.},
  author={Sylvan Wallenstein and Joseph Naus},
  journal={MMWR supplements},
  year={2004},
  volume={53},
  pages={74-8}
}
INTRODUCTION Intentional releases of biologic agents are often designed to maximize casualties before diagnostic detection. To provide earlier warning, syndromic surveillance requires statistical methods that are sensitive to an abrupt increase in syndromes or symptoms associated with such an attack. OBJECTIVES This study compared two different… CONTINUE READING