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Arbovirus models to provide practical management tools for mosquito control and disease prevention in the Northern Territory, Australia

Jacups, Susan; Whelan, Peter; Harley, David

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Ross River virus (RRV) causes the most common human arbovirus disease in Australia. Although the disease is nonfatal, the associated arthritis and postinfection fatigue can be debilitating for many months, impacting on workforce participation. We sought to create an early-warning system to notify of approaching RRV disease outbreak conditions for major townships in the Northern Territory. By applying a logistic regression model to meteorologic factors, including rainfall, a postestimation...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/68497
Source: Journal of Medical Entomology
DOI: 10.1603/ME10193

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