In this lesson, our instructor Catherine Carpenter gives an introduction on difference of measures of disease. She discusses counts of influenza and AIDS, gives an example of a food outbreak investigation, potential sources of contamination, food borne outbreak investigation steps, norovirus, attack rate, and food outbreak measures.
Case Study: Norovirus Outbreak in Restaurant, Michigan, 2006
Quantitative Measures to Determine Source of Illness
Attack rate to determine who became ill
Case-control analysis to determine food source
Construct possible hypotheses using suspect disease agents
Difference Measures of Disease
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
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