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Instead of attempting to gather surveillance data from all health care workers, a sentinel surveillance system selects, either randomly or intentionally, a small group of health workers from whom to gather data. These health workers then receive greater attention from health authorities than would be possible with universal surveillance.

Sentinel surveillance also requires more time and resources, but can often produce more detailed data on cases of illness because the health care workers have agreed to participate and may receive incentives. It may be the best type of surveillance if more intensive investigation of each case is necessary to collect the necessary data. For example, sentinel influenza surveillance in the United States collects nasopharyngeal swabs from each patient at selected sites to identify the type of influenza virus.

Collection of such data from all health workers would not be possible. The use of epidemiological tools in conflict-affected populations: Table of Contents Welcome Introduction: Types of surveillance go to Outline Passive surveillance Passive surveillance often gathers disease data from all potential reporting health care workers.

This figure is an example of data gathered by passive surveillance from the hospitals run by one organization: It is clear that the number of cases declined between July and February Active surveillance An active surveillance system provides stimulus to health care workers in the form of individual feedback or other incentives. Sentinel surveillance Instead of attempting to gather surveillance data from all health care workers, a sentinel surveillance system selects, either randomly or intentionally, a small group of health workers from whom to gather data.

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