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Automated Detection of Infectious Disease Outbreaks in Hospitals: A Retrospective Cohort Study

  • Susan S. Huang equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Susan S. Huang, Deborah S. Yokoe

    susan.huang@uci.edu

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Diseases and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California, United States of America, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Deborah S. Yokoe equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Susan S. Huang, Deborah S. Yokoe

    Affiliation: Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • John Stelling,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Hilary Placzek,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical and Population Health Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School - Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Martin Kulldorff,

    Affiliation: Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Ken Kleinman,

    Affiliation: Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Thomas F. O'Brien,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Michael S. Calderwood,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Johanna Vostok,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Julie Dunn,

    Affiliation: Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Richard Platt

    Affiliations: Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: February 23, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000238

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