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Spatial epidemiological approaches to inform leptospirosis surveillance and control: A systematic review and critical appraisal of methods

Dhewantara, Pandji; Lau, Colleen; Allan, Kathryn; Wenbiao, Hu; Zhang, Wenyi; Mamun, Abdullah; Soares Magalhaes, Ricardo


Leptospirosis is a global zoonotic disease that the transmission is driven by complex geographical and temporal variation in demographics, animal hosts and socioecological factors. This results in complex challenges for the identification of high‐risk areas. Spatial and temporal epidemiological tools could be used to support leptospirosis control programs, but the adequacy of its application has not been evaluated. We searched literature in six databases including PubMed, Web of Science,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Zoonoses and Public Health
DOI: 10.1111/zph.12549


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