Hospital discharges-based search of acute flaccid paralysis cases 2007–2016 in Italy and comparison with the National Surveillance System for monitoring the risk of polio reintroduction

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Research article
Hospital discharges-based search of acute flaccid paralysis cases 2007–2016 in Italy and comparison with the National Surveillance System for monitoring the risk of polio reintroduction
Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance has been adopted globally as a key strategy for monitoring the progress of the polio eradication initiative. Hereby, to evaluate the completeness of the ascertainment…
Authors: Paola Stefanelli, Stefania Bellino, Stefano Fiore, Stefano Fontana, Concetta Amato and Gabriele Buttinelli
Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19:1532
Content type: Research article
Published on: 15 November 2019