A Syndrome Definition Validation Approach for Ebola Virus Disease


The 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa is one of the largest Ebola outbreaks in history. Early detection is critical for rapid initiation of treatment, infection control and emergency response plans. To facilitate clinicians’ ability to detect Ebola, various syndrome definitions have been developed.


To develop and validate an Ebola virus disease syndrome definition within the GUARDIAN (Geographic Utilization of Artificial Intelligence in Real-Time for Disease Identification and Alert Notification) surveillance system.

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December, 2014

October 23, 2017

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