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Urban structure and dengue incidence in Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Dengue is currently the most important arboviral disease globally and is usually associated with built environments in tropical areas. Remotely sensed information can facilitate the study of urbanExpand
Global genetic diversity of Aedes aegypti
Mosquitoes, especially Aedes aegypti, are becoming important models for studying invasion biology. We characterized genetic variation at 12 microsatellite loci in 79 populations of Ae. aegypti fromExpand
Detection of rickettsiae in fleas and ticks from areas of Costa Rica with history of spotted fever group rickettsioses.
Outbreaks of spotted fevers have been reported in Costa Rica since the 1950s, although vectors responsible for transmission to humans have not been directly identified. In this study, species ofExpand
Urban structure and dengue fever in Puntarenas, Costa Rica.
Dengue is currently the most important arboviral disease globally and is usually associated with built environments in tropical areas. Remotely sensed information can facilitate the study of urbanExpand
Comparison of mosquito control programs in seven urban sites in Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas.
Mosquito control programs at seven urban sites in Kenya, Egypt, Israel, Costa Rica, and Trinidad are described and compared. Site-specific urban and disease characteristics, organizational diagrams,Expand
Factores asociados con la incidencia de dengue en Costa Rica
OBJETIVO: Determinar el grado de influencia de diferentes variables socioeconomicas, demograficas, geograficas y climaticas con respecto a la incidencia de dengue y dengue hemorragico (D/DH) en CostaExpand
Dengue in Costa Rica: the gap in local scientific research.
El dengue es una enfermedad de gran importancia a escala mundial. Los esfuerzos para su control en la mayoria de las regiones del mundo no han logrado detener el aumento en su incidencia, y seExpand
Pathogenic potential of a Costa Rican strain of 'Candidatus Rickettsia amblyommii' in guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus) and protective immunity against Rickettsia rickettsii.
'Candidatus Rickettsia amblyommii' is a spotted fever group rickettsia that is not considered pathogenic, although there is serologic evidence of possible infection in animals and humans. The aim ofExpand
Rickettsia felis in Ctenocephalides felis from Guatemala and Costa Rica.
Rickettsia felis is an emerging human pathogen associated primarily with the cat flea Ctenocephalides felis. In this study, we investigated the presence of Rickettsia felis in C. felis from GuatemalaExpand
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