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Sentinel Surveillance MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sentinel Surveillance
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.308.980.438.700.650
E05.318.650
N05.715.360.300.800.438.625.650
N06.850.520.308.980.438.700.650
N06.850.520.699
N06.850.780.675.650
Unique ID
D018571
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018571
Scope Note
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 such as in a geographic area or population subgroup to estimate trends in a larger population. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Entry Term(s)
Biosurveillance Systems
Sentinel Health Event
Syndromic Surveillance
Previous Indexing
Population Surveillance (1983-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/01
Revision Date
2017/07/03

Allowable Qualifiers
Sentinel Surveillance Preferred
Sentinel Health Event Narrower
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