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Sentinel Surveillance  


  • Monitoring of rate of occurrence of specific conditions to assess the stability or change in health levels of a population. It is also the study of disease rates in a specific cohort such as in a geographic area or population subgroup to estimate trends in a larger population. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)


  • Biosurveillance System
  • Biosurveillance Systems
  • Surveillance, Sentinel
  • Syndromic Surveillance

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