Diffusion Pattern and Hotspot Detection of Dengue in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

This study considers the dengue occurrence in the city of Belo Horizonte over the last fifteen years. Approximately 186,000 cases registered from 1996 to 2011 were analyzed. The home address of individuals whose dengue case was notified was used as a proxy for exposure location. For determining poss...

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Main Authors: José Eduardo Marques Pessanha Pessanha, Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa, Maria Cristina de Mattos Almeida, Silvana Tecles Brandão, Fernando Augusto Proietti
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2012-01-01
Series:Journal of Tropical Medicine
Online Access:http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/760951