EIDSS Application for CCHF Foci Activity Epi-Analysis and Prediction in Kazakhstan

Stanislav V. Kazakov, Alexey V. Burdakov, Kenes S. Ospanov, Aizhan S. Esmagambetova, Andrey O. Ukharov, Veronika P. Sadovskaya, Umirbek B. Usenov


Electronic Integrated Disease Surveillance System (EIDSS) was used to applied epi-analysis and prediction capabilities for situation in CCHF foci in Kazakhstan. Three indicators were used: population density in the CCHF-disadvantaged area; tick infection rate; human incidence rate. Maps generated in EIDSS allowed visualizing information and conducting a milti-factor epi-analysis. The CCHF outbreaks risk areas were identified. EIDSS software is easy to use, available for practical epidemiologists and can be used for analysis and prediction of vector-borne virus infections foci. EIDSS can serve as a basic working tool for field epidemiologists and the basis for managerial decision-making by the concerned ministries.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v5i1.4398

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