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Sentinel surveillance

sentinel surveillance

monitoring of rate of occurrence of specific conditions to assess the stability or change in health levels of a population. It is also the study of disease rates in a specific cohort, geographic area, population subgroup, etc. To estimate trends in larger population.


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