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Climate variability and Ross River virus infections in Riverland, South Australia, 1992-2004

Bi, Peng; Hiller, J E; Cameron, A Scott; Zhang, Ying; Givney, Rod C

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Ross River virus (RRV) infection is the most common notifiable vector-borne disease in Australia, with around 6000 cases annually. This study aimed to examine the relationship between climate variability and notified RRV infections in the Riverland region of South Australia in order to set up an early warning system for the disease in temperate-climate regions. Notified data of RRV infections were collected by the South Australian Department of Health. Climatic variables and monthly river flow...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/20648
Source: Epidemiology and Infection
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268809002441

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