[Risk factors for human African trypanosomiasis in the Bipindi region of Cameroon].

@article{Grbaut2001RiskFF,
  title={[Risk factors for human African trypanosomiasis in the Bipindi region of Cameroon].},
  author={Pascal Gr{\'e}baut and J. M. Bodo and A Assona and V Foumane Ngane and Flobert Njiokou and Gaelle Ollivier and Georges Soula and Claude Laveissi{\`e}re},
  journal={Medecine tropicale : revue du Corps de sante colonial},
  year={2001},
  volume={61 4-5},
  pages={377-83}
}
In the course of two surveys carried out at the end of 1998 and beginning of 1999, sleeping sickness was diagnosed in a total of 43 people in the Bipindi region of Cameroon. This observation led us to investigate the mechanisms of transmission of human African trypanosomiasis in the epicentrer of the outbreak. A case-control study showed a particularly high risk of infection associated with hunting activities (Odds-Ratio: 2.87; CI 95%: 0.96-9.52). Interpretation of this finding in the light of… CONTINUE READING