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Volume 15, Number 6—June 2009


Increasing Incidence of Zoonotic Visceral Leishmaniasis on Crete, Greece

Maria Antoniou, Ippokratis Messaritakis, Vasiliki Christodoulou, Ioanna Ascoksilaki, Nikos Kanavakis, Andrew J. Sutton, Connor Carson, and Orin CourtenayComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece (M. Antoniou, I. Messaritakis, V. Christodoulou); Veterinary Laboratory of Heraklion, Heraklion (I. Ascoksilai); Veterinary Services, Sitia, Greece (N. Kanavakis); University of Warwick, Coventry, UK (A.J. Sutton, C. Carson, O. Courtenay)

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Table 2

Variation in incidence over time estimated from longitudinal data for 179 dogs with accompanying demographic records, Crete, Greece, 1990–2006*

Period Model 3
No positive/ no. tested Incidence/ mo 95% CI
1999–2000 6/56 0.014 0.0061–0.0280
2001–2002 7/30 0.033 0.0153–0.0612
2003–2004 12/56 0.030 0.0172–0.0490
2005–2006 10/37 0.039 0.0210–0.0670

*CI, confidence interval. A full description of this model is available in the Technical Appendix.

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