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This syndrome was created to capture records where the "exposure to forces of nature" diagnosis codes are sent, excluding Heat/Sunlight codes. The original syndrome captured all weather-related events that are explicitly stated and diagnosed, but the majority of these cases were sunburns and... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

This syndrome was created to capture Kansas ED Visits with chief complaints related to carbon monoxide poisoning/exposure or similar diagnosis codes. The terms "heater" and "generator" are included to potentially capture cases of improper heater and generator use that did not receive relevant CO... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF), a bacterial tick-borne rickettsial illness, initially causes nonspecific symptoms (e.g., fever, rash, nausea, and vomiting).  In 2003, RMSF was identified on tribal lands in Arizona where the brown dog tick is the primary vector1.

Individuals with... Read more

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This syndrome was created to explore the possibility of Kansas Syndromic Surveillance Program data for agriculture-related injuries. This topic could potentially cover trauma, injury, occupational public health, and child health. This syndrome is still a work-in-progress and a proof of concept,... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

The query was updated and developed in collaboration with NSSP & CDC Division of Violence Prevention for a version 2 of the Sexual Violence syndrome. The syndrome is intended for rape prevention coordinators for their surveillance work at local and state health departments. The query has... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

The query was developed by NSSP and CDC Division of Violence Prevention. It was developed to assist rape prevention coordinators and project officers in doing sexual violence and intimate partner violence surveillance using syndromic surveillance. An ESSENCE CCDD category has been created and... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

KDHE has updated the exhisting CO Poisoning Surveillance queries. Version 1 can be found here https://www.surveillancerepository.org/carbon-monoxide-exposure-kansas-d...

Previously, we were querying for carbon monoxide-related cases by using the NSSP ESSENCE SubSyndrome for COPoisoning... Read more

Content type: Syndrome
Objective: To monitor clinical encounters for chlamydia infection and disease Syndromic surveillance system: ESSENCE Data Sources: Emergency department visits, primary and urgent care visits  Fields used to query the data: Chief Complaint History, Discharge Diagnosis

 

Content type: Syndrome
Objective: To monitor clinical encounters for gonorrhea infection and disease Syndromic surveillance system: ESSENCE Data Sources: Emergency department visits, primary and urgent care visits  Fields used to query the data: Chief Complaint History, Discharge Diagnosis
Content type: Syndrome

This query was created as a collaboration between the ISDS Syndrome Definition Committee (SDC) members with input from the CDC, Division of Violence Prevention. The query includes keywords and discharge diagnosis codes (ICD 10, ICD 9, and SNOMED) for self-harm, suicide ideation and suicide... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

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