Epidemiology and Molecular Virus Characterization of Reemerging Rabies, South Africa
Cheryl Cohen*† , Benn Sartorius*†, Claude Sabeta‡§, Gugulethu Zulu‡§, Janusz Paweska*†, Mamokete Mogoswane¶, Chris Sutton#, Louis H. Nel§, Robert Swanepoel*†, Patricia A. Leman*, Antoinette A. Grobbelaar*, Edwin Dyason**, and Lucille Blumberg*†
Author affiliations: *National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa; †University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; ‡Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Pretoria, South Africa; §University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa; ¶Limpopo Department of Health and Social Development, Polokwane, South Africa; #University of Limpopo, Polokwane, South Africa; **Limpopo Department of Agriculture, Polokwane, South Africa;
Figure 1. Provinces of South Africa, and neighboring countries. Inset shows a choropleth map of the number of confirmed dog rabies cases by district in Limpopo Province in 2005–2006 and the location of human cases (4 case-patients, for whom coordinates of place of residence were unavailable, were excluded).
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