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Epidemiological and control aspects of schistosomiasis in Brazilian endemic areas.
The present work analyzes the epidemiology of schistosomiasis in Brazil, its expansion, the attempts to control the disease, and the overall difficulties. The authors present the distribution ofExpand
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Surto de dengue em Boa Vista, Roraima Nota previa.
Os autores descrevem a ocorrencia de um surto de dengue em Boa Vista, Territorio Federal de Roraima em final de 1981 e inicio de 1982. O numero estimado de casos elevou-se a 7000, tendo sidoExpand
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Spatial distribution of Biomphalaria mollusks at São Francisco River Basin, Minas Gerais, Brazil, using geostatistical procedures.
Geostatistics is used in this work to make inferences about the presence of the species of Biomphalaria (B. glabrata, B. tenagophila and/or B. straminea), intermediate hosts of Schistosoma mansoni,Expand
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An analysis of the impact of the Schistosomiasis Control Programme in Brazil.
The impact of the Schistosomiasis Control Programme (PCE) in Brazil was analyzed, covering the period 1976 to 2003, using the following indicators: percentage of Schistosoma mansoni carriers detectedExpand
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Schistosomiasis risk estimation in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, using environmental data and GIS techniques.
The influence of climate and environmental variables to the distribution of schistosomiasis has been assessed in several previous studies. Also Geographical Information System (GIS), is a tool thatExpand
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Morbidity of Schistosomiasis mansoni in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
From 2002 to 2005, a program of active search for patients with hepatosplenic schistosomiasis and schistosomal myeloradiculopathy has been implemented in the state of Minas Gerais by the local HealthExpand
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Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems for the Study of Schistosomiasis in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
This article uses remote sensing and geographical information system to establish a statistical model for estimating schistosomiasis prevalence in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Remote sensingExpand
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The Estrada Real project and endemic diseases: the case of schistosomiasis, geoprocessing and tourism.
Geographical Information System (GIS) is a tool that has recently been applied to better understand spatial disease distributions. Using meteorological, social, sanitation, mollusc distribution dataExpand
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Evaluation of a linear spectral mixture model and vegetation indices (NDVI and EVI) in a study of schistosomiasis mansoni and Biomphalaria glabrata distribution in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
This paper analyses the associations between Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) on the prevalence of schistosomiasis and the presence of BiomphalariaExpand
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