To investigate utility of using inpatient and emergency room diagnoses to detect outbreaks of Salmonellosis in humans. To quantify the impact of including in the analysis cases diagnosed with conditions that may have physiological appearance similar to Salmonellosis.
foodborne outbreaks, misdiagnosis, predictive analytics
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Online Journal of Public Health Informatics
Lucia, Lucia, Dubrawski, Artur, & Chen, Lujie.(2014). Utility of Potential Misdiagnoses in Predicting Foodborne Outbreaks. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 6(1).
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/soss_research/1678