Determination of French influenza outbreaks periods between 1985 and 2011 through a web-based Delphi method33975

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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BACKGROUND: Assessing the accuracy of influenza epidemic periods determined by statistical models is important to improve the performance of algorithms used in real-time syndromic surveillance systems. This is a difficult problem to address in the absence of a reliable gold standard. The objective of this study is to establish an expert-based determination of the start and the end of influenza epidemics in France. METHODS: A three-round international web-based Delphi survey was proposed to 288 eligible influenza experts. Fifty-seven (20%) experts completed the three-rounds of the study. The…

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