Annex 4Generic line-list for use during measles outbreaks

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Health facility: _______________________________________________________

District: _______________________________________________________

Date received at district: _______________________________________________________

  • If district sends specimens to the laboratory, use the same case ID number in the PPP-DDD-YY-oox format to identify the specimen.
  • If health facility sends the laboratory specimen to the laboratory without passing through the district, then use the patient’s name to identify the specimen.
  • NOTE: If more than 100 cases occur in a week at a health facility do not line-list them. Record the total number of cases only. If previously recorded cases die, update their status by completing a new row with “died” in the Outcome column and “update record” in the Comments column.