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SurvNet electronic surveillance system for infectious disease outbreaks, Germany.

In 2001, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) implemented a new electronic surveillance system (SurvNet) for infectious disease outbreaks in Germany. SurvNet has captured 30,578 outbreak reports in 2001-2005. The most common settings among the 10,008 entries for 9,946 outbreaks in 2004 and 2005 were households (5,262; 53%), nursing homes (1,218; 12%), and hospitals (1,248; 12%). Emerging Infectious Diseases 2007 Oct.

Author: Krause G, Altmann D, Faensen D

Published: 01/10/2007

Publication Type: Journal article

Publisher: Emerging Infectious Diseases