Case Definition

A set of uniformly applied criteria for determining whether a person should be identified as having a particular disease, injury, or other health condition. In epidemiology, particularly for an outbreak investigation, a case definition specifies clinical criteria and details of time, place, and person.

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Authors U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Office of Workforce and Career Development (OWCD); Career Development Division (CDD)
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PublicationTitle Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice, Third Edition An Introduction to Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics - Glossary
PublicationType Textbook/Course
PublicationYear 2012
Publisher Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Website https://www.cdc.gov/csels/dsepd/ss1978/SS1978.pdf
ZoteroURL https://www.zotero.org/groups/2344323/orion/items/itemKey/P94LZFAN
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Category Epidemiology
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Sector Public Health
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Author taras_guenther
Last Updated 28 April 2020, 01:33 (CEST)
Created 26 September 2019, 13:01 (CEST)