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Spatial distribution and risk factors of dengue and Japanese encephalitis virus infection in urban settings: the case of Vientiane, Lao PDR.

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OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the prevalence of flavivirus infection in Vientiane city (Lao PDR), to describe the spatial distribution of infection within this city, and to explore the link between flavivirus seroprevalence and urbanization levels of residential neighbourhoods. METHODS: A seroprevalence survey was carried out in 2006 including 1990 adults (>or=35 years) and 1568 children (>or=6 months and <6 years) randomly selected. RESULTS: The prevalence of individuals with previous fl...

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Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
14
Issue:
9
Pages:
1134-1142
Publication date:
2009-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:1761bef1-3847-41f3-b105-00cca38b9a1f
Source identifiers:
195603
Local pid:
pubs:195603

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