Development of an R Package for Syndromic Surveillance: Translating Research into Tools for the Veterinary Epidemiologist
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Dórea, F. C., Widgren, S., Lindberg, A., & Revie, C. W. (2014). Development of an R Package for Syndromic Surveillance: Translating Research into Tools for the Veterinary Epidemiologist. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5075

Abstract

We suggest there are currently three main challenges in the development of animal syndromic surveillance: the lack of standards in disease classification, the development of statistical methodologies appropriate to deal with animal data, and the creation of ready-to-use tools that employ these statistical methods. We address the latter by incorporating already developed methods into an easy to use R package that contains all the tools for implementation of an animal syndromic surveillance system; from data retrieval, management and analyses to the construction of a user interface.
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5075
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