General information

    • Surveillance period: 1984 - 2008
    • Temporal resolution: Annual surveillance
  • Case definition :
    Generalised eruption lasting more than 3 days with fever >38°5C (>101°F) with coughing, coryza or conjunctivitis.
  • Description for each case: age; sex; epidemic outbreak (during the 14 days preceding the onset of the disease, if known , details); vaccination status (vaccination date, and according to what type of source); notion of contagion; presence of oculo-nasal catarrh before the eruption, signs of Köplick or other rashes.

To view or download Sentinelles data, click on the button below

Data access

All publications associated with this disease
  • Hanslik T, Kernéis S. La rougeole et l’interniste : une maladie à éliminer [Measles and the internist: a disease to eradicate]. Rev Med Interne. 2010. 31(9):593-5 PubMed 10.1016/j.revmed.2010.07.005
  • Branchet R, Chauvin P, Flahault A. Measles : sub optimal situation in France. Euro Surveill. 2000. 5(2):21-22 PubMed Euro Surv 10.2807/esm.05.02.00026-en
  • Chauvin P, Valleron AJ. Persistence of susceptibility to measles in France despite routine immunization: a cohort analysis. Am J Public Health. 1999. 89(1):79-81 PubMed PMC 10.2105/ajph.89.1.79
  • Chauvin P. [Epidemiology and prevention of measles in the United States: 30 years of vaccination]. Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique. 1995. 43(1):61-71 PubMed
  • Chauvin P, Valleron AJ. [Ten years of measles epidemiological surveillance in France through a network of sentinel physicians]. Sante. 1994. 4(3):191-4 PubMed
  • Mary M, Garnerin P, Roure C, Villeminot S, Swartz TA, Valleron AJ. Six years of public health surveillance of measles in France. Int J Epidemiol. 1992. 21(1):163-8 PubMed 10.1093/ije/21.1.163
  • Heard I, Garnerin P, Valleron AJ. Surveillance de la rougeole par un réseau de médecins généralistes sentinelles. Médecine et Enfance. 1986. 6:55-7