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Automated Syndromic Surveillance System in Los Angeles County


The Los Angeles County (LAC) Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Unit has made significant progress in automating the syndromic surveillance system. The surveillance system receives electronic data on a daily basis from different hospital information systems, then standardizes and generates analytical results.



This article describes architecture, analytical method, and software applications used in automating the LAC syndromic surveillance system.

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