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Risks for Ross River virus disease in tropical Australia

Harley, David; Ritchie, Scott; Bain, Christopher; Sleigh, Adrian

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Background: There are no analytical studies of individual risks for Ross River virus (RRV) disease. Therefore, we set out to determine individual risk and protective factors for RRV disease in a high incidence area and to assess the utility of the case-control design applied for this purpose to an arbovirus disease. Methods: We used a prospective matched case-control study of new community cases of RRV disease in the local government areas of Cairns, Mareeba, Douglas, and Atherton, in tropical...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80622
Source: International Journal of Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyh411

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