Practical Gains from Access to an Integrated Disease Reporting System

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Shaffer, L. (2014). Practical Gains from Access to an Integrated Disease Reporting System. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 6(1).


Potential benefits obtained through multi-species surveillance have been widely discussed. We examine an electronic disease reporting solution where cases in humans and other animals are entered into a single platform and accessible in a single database. Real Instances of potential zoonotic disease are described and the practical gains from integrated reporting and analysis are evaluated.
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