Evaluation of an infrared thermal detection system for fever recognition during the H1N1 influenza pandemic

Angela L Hewlett, Andre C Kalil, Rahman A. Strum, Wesley G Zeger, Philip W. Smith

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Abstract

Infrared thermal detection systems (ITDSs) have been utilized in several countries to screen for fever in travelers. Since fever screening with an ITDS is rapid and noninvasive, this technology may be useful as an infection control measure in clinical settings during a pandemic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)504-506
Number of pages3
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume32
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2011

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  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Evaluation of an infrared thermal detection system for fever recognition during the H1N1 influenza pandemic. / Hewlett, Angela L; Kalil, Andre C; Strum, Rahman A.; Zeger, Wesley G; Smith, Philip W.

In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Vol. 32, No. 5, 01.05.2011, p. 504-506.

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