Relative risk of visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil: a spatial analysis in urban area.

BACKGROUND: Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a vector-borne disease whose factors involved in transmission are poorly understood, especially in more urban and densely populated counties. In Brazil, the VL urbanization is a challenge for the control program. The goals were to identify the greater risk...

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Main Authors: Valdelaine Etelvina Miranda de Araújo, Letícia Cavalari Pinheiro, Maria Cristina de Mattos Almeida, Fernanda Carvalho de Menezes, Maria Helena Franco Morais, Ilka Afonso Reis, Renato Martins Assunção, Mariângela Carneiro
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2013-11-01
Series:PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
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