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Table 3 Timeliness of primary laboratory notifications and clinical Salmonella notifications, Ireland, 2008 (N = 294)a

From: Completeness and timeliness of Salmonella notifications in Ireland in 2008: a cross sectional study

Notification way Percentage of total notification (%) Median IQd Mean SDe
Laboratory/Clinicalb 26 1 01/02/10 1.8 1.3
Clinical/Laboratoryc 35 6 3 - 12.5 9.9 12.4
  1. aOnly cases identified by primary laboratories which were live on the system are included
  2. bClinical notifications (after arrival of laboratory notifications)
  3. cLaboratory notifications (after arrival of clinical notifications)
  4. d25%-75% Interquartile interval (IQ)
  5. eStandart Deviation (SD)