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Title in Portuguese: Spatiotemporal patterns of schistosomiasis : related deaths, Brazil, 2000–2011
Author: Martins-Melo, Francisco Rogerlândio
Pinheiro, Marta Cristhiany Cunha
Ramos Jr, Alberto Novaes
Alencar, Carlos Henrique
Bezerra, Fernando Schemelzer de Moraes
Heukelbach, Jorg
Keywords: Esquistossomose
Doenças Endêmicas
Issue Date: Oct-2015
Publisher: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Citation: MARTINS-MELO, Francisco Rogerlândio et al. Spatiotemporal patterns of schistosomiasis : related deaths, Brazil, 2000–2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, v. 21, n. 10, p. 1820-3, oct. 2015
Abstract: We analyzed spatiotemporal patterns of 8,756 schistosomiasis- related deaths in Brazil during 2000–2011 and identified high-risk clusters of deaths, mainly in highly schistosomiasis- endemic areas along the coast of Brazil’s Northeast Region. Schistosomiasis remains a neglected public health problem with a high number of deaths in disease-endemic and emerging focal areas.
URI: http://www.repositorio.ufc.br/handle/riufc/15033
ISSN: 1080-6059 On line
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