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Volume 29, Number 2—February 2023

Influence of Landscape Patterns on Exposure to Lassa Fever Virus, Guinea

Stephanie Longet1Comments to Author , Cristina Leggio1, Joseph Akoi Bore1, Stephanie Key, Tom Tipton, Yper Hall, Fara Raymond Koundouno, Hilary Bower, Tapan Bhattacharyya, N’Faly Magassouba, Stephan Günther, Ana-Maria Henao-Restrapo, Jeremy S. Rossman, Mandy Kader Konde, Kimberly Fornace2, and Miles W. Carroll2Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: Pandemic Sciences Institute, Oxford, UK (S. Longet, J.A. Bore, T. Tipton, M.W. Carroll); UK Health Security Agency, Porton Down–Salisbury, UK (C. Leggio, Y. Hall, M.W. Carroll); London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (C. Leggio, S. Key, H. Bower, T. Bhattacharyya, K. Fornace); Ministry of Health, Conakry, Guinea (J.A. Bore, F.R. Koundouno); Center of Excellence for Training, Research on Malaria & Priority Diseases in Guinea, Conakry (J.A. Bore, M.K. Konde); University of Kent School of Biosciences, Canterbury, UK (J.A. Bore, J.S. Rossman); Projet Laboratoire Fièvres Hémorragiques, Conakry (N. Magassouba); Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany (S. Günther); German Center for Infection Research, Hamburg–Lübeck–Borstel–Riems, Germany (S. Günther); World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (A.-M. Henao-Restrapo); Research-Aid Networks, Chicago, Illinois, USA (J.S. Rossman); University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK (K. Fornace)

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Characteristics of Lassa fever study participants from coastal and forested sites, Guinea

Characteristic Coastal site Forested site
No. participants
Sex, no. (%)
M 459 (65.4) 322 (51.1)
243 (34.6)
262 (44.9)
Mean age (range), y
32.3 (6–99)
38.8 (17–90)
Sampling dates 2016 2017–2018

*516 in Macenta Prefecture and 68 in the town of Guéckédou.

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1These first authors contributed equally to this article.

2These senior authors contributed equally to this article.

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