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- Jaime, Cesar, et al. Show all 11 Authors
- Acta tropica 2016 v.158 pp. 24-31
- Culicidae; dengue; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; humans; models; mortality; people; population size; risk; socioeconomic factors; Argentina; Bolivia
- ... After more than eighty years dengue reemerged in Argentina in 1997. Since then, the largest epidemic in terms of geographical extent, magnitude and mortality, was recorded in 2009. In this report we analyzed the DEN-1 epidemic spread in Orán, a mid-size city in a non-endemic tropical area in Northern Argentina, and its correlation with demographic and socioeconomic factors. Cases were diagnosed by ...
- Sousa, Cesar Augusto Barros de, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Acta tropica 2015 v.152 pp. 74-79
- Dasypodidae; Mycobacterium leprae; cooking; humans; interviews; leprosy; meat; people; risk; Brazil
- ... Several factors suggest that armadillos present an important risk for human leprosy infection. This study uses semi-structured interviews to better illustrate how human interaction with armadillos may increase the risk of leprosy transmission. The participants were all residents of the state of Ceará, in northeastern Brazil, all acknowledged contact with armadillos either through hunting, through ...