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Evaluation of an Infrared Thermal Detection System for Fever Recognition during the H1N1 Influenza Pandemic

Angela L. Hewlett MD MS, Andre C. Kalil MD, Rahman A. Strum MPA, Wesley G. Zeger >DO and Philip W. Smith MD
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Vol. 32, No. 5 (May 2011), pp. 504-506
DOI: 10.1086/659404
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/659404
Page Count: 3
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Evaluation of an Infrared Thermal Detection System for Fever Recognition during the H1N1 Influenza Pandemic
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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.

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