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Climate variability and campylobacter infection: an international study

Kovats, R Sari; Edwards, Sally; Charron, Dominique; Cowden, John; D'Souza, Rennie; Ebi, Kristie; Gauci, Charmaine; Gerner-Smidt, Peter; Hajat, Shakoor; Hales, Simon; Pezzi, Gloria Hernandez; Kriz, Bohumir; Kutsar, Kuulo; McKeown, Paul; Mellou, Kassiani; Menne, Bettina; O'Brien, Sarah; van Pelt, Wilfrid; Schmid, Hans


Campylobacter is among the most important agents of enteritis in developed countries. We have described the potential environmental determinants of the seasonal pattern of infection with campylobacter in Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Specifically, we investigated the role of climate variability on laboratory-confirmed cases of campylobacter infection from 15 populations. Regression analysis was used to quantify the associations between timing of seasonal peaks in infection in space...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Biometeorology
DOI: 10.1007/s00484-004-0241-3


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