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The impact of Livestock Manure Control Policy on human leptospirosis in Republic of Korea using interrupted time series analysis

Ryu, S; Lau, C L; Chun, B C


Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease that the pathogen can be transmitted to humans through the excretions of infected animals. In the Republic of Korea, the Livestock Manure Control Act was enforced in September 2007 to improve underground water hygiene. The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of Livestock Manure Control Policy on the incidence and the trend of human leptospirosis. An interrupted time series analysis using the monthly incidence of leptospirosis was conducted...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017-02-20
Type: Journal article
Source: Epidemiology and infection
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268817000218
Access Rights: Open Access


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