Metadata for Dengue in San Juan, Puerto Rico - 1990/1991 to 2008/2009 Seasons

San Juan dengue data for the 1990/1991 to 2008/2009 dengue seasons
The dataset contains weekly dengue data for the San Juan-Carolina-Caguas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The dataset includes the following variables: Over time, the sensitivity of testing increased, particularly in 2005 when PCR was implemented for routine diagnostics, in 2007 when improved IgM testing was implemented, and in 2009 when a more sensitive PCR assay was adopted. Details are presented in Sharp et al. 2010.

Sharp TM, Hunsperger E, Santiago GA, Muñoz-Jordan JL, Santiago LM, Rivera A, et al. (2013) Virus-Specific Differences in Rates of Disease during the 2010 Dengue Epidemic in Puerto Rico. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(4): e2159. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0002159
dengue, Puerto Rico
Last Update
May 18, 2015
Puerto Rico Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Contact Name and Email
Michael Johansson,
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San Juan-Carolina-Caguas Metropolitan Statistical Area including the municipalities of Aguas Buenas, Aibonito, Barceloneta, Barranquitas, Bayamón, Caguas, Canóvanas, Carolina, Cataño, Cayey, Ceiba, Ciales, Cidra, Comerío, Corozal, Dorado, Fajardo, Florida, Guaynabo, Gurabo, Humacao, Juncos, Las Piedras, Loíza, Luquillo, Manatí, Maunabo, Morovis, Naguabo, Naranjito, Orocovis, Río Grande, San Juan, San Lorenzo, Toa Alta, Toa Baja, Trujillo Alto, Vega Alta, Vega Baja, and Yabucoa.
Weekly, 1990/1991 to 2008/2009 dengue seasons
Release Date
May 29, 2015
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