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Volume 15, Number 6—June 2009

Research

Geographic Clustering of Leishmaniasis in Northeastern Brazil1

Albert SchrieferComments to Author , Luiz H. Guimarães, Paulo R.L. Machado, Marcus Lessa, Hélio A. Lessa, Ednaldo Lago, Guilherme Ritt, Aristóteles Góes-Neto, Ana L.F. Schriefer, Lee W. Riley, and Edgar M. Carvalho
Author affiliations: Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil (A. Schriefer, L.H. Guimarães, P.R.L. Machado, M. Lessa, H.A. Lessa, E. Lago, G. Ritt, A.L.F. Schriefer, E.M. Carvalho); Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana, Feira de Santana, Brazil (A. Góes-Neto); University of California School of Public Health, Berkeley, California, USA (L.W. Riley)

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Figure 5

Linear regression comparing number of cases of disseminated leishmaniasis (past cases) diagnosed in the 12 months preceding a newly diagnosed case of DL (recent case) and distance to these recent cases, in increments of 2,500 m, in Corte de Pedra, Brazil, 1993–2003. p = 0.0061, r2 = 0.94.

Figure 5. Linear regression comparing number of cases of disseminated leishmaniasis (past cases) diagnosed in the 12 months preceding a newly diagnosed case of DL (recent case) and distance to these recent cases, in increments of 2,500 m, in Corte de Pedra, Brazil, 1993–2003. p = 0.0061, r2 = 0.94.

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1Part of this work was presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; November 12–16, 2006; Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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