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Outbreak detection algorithms for seasonal disease data: a case study using ross river virus disease

Anita M Pelecanos1, Peter A Ryan2 and Michelle L Gatton1*

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1 Malaria Drug Resistance and Chemotherapy Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

2 Mosquito Control Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

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BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010, 10:74  doi:10.1186/1472-6947-10-74

Published: 24 November 2010

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Parameters used in each algorithm. Summary description of the historical or baseline data used in each of the algorithms tested, along with information for the threshold values and guard bands used for the cusum algorithms.

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