Daily Reportable Disease Spatiotemporal Cluster Detection, New York City, New York, USA, 2014–2015

Sharon K. Greene, Eric R. Peterson, Deborah Kapell, Annie D. Fine, Martin Kulldorff
2016 Emerging Infectious Diseases  
Each day, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene uses the free SaTScan software to apply prospective space-time permutation scan statistics to strengthen early outbreak detection for 35 reportable diseases. This method prompted early detection of outbreaks of community-acquired legionellosis and shigellosis.
doi:10.3201/eid2210.160097 pmid:27648777 pmcid:PMC5038417 fatcat:leemwvaixbekreybpzsddphi5u