[The plague at the Tsenabe Isotry market in Antananarivo: a complex epidemiologic situation].

Abstract

The transmission of Yersinia pestis is intense among rats in the wholesale market Tsenabe Isotry in the capital Antananarivo (anti-F1 sero-prevalence 80%, flea index 8.4 for a cut-off risk index of > 1). However, the number of plague-suspected (not laboratory confirmed) human cases has only been 3 in this district during a four years period from 1995 to… (More)

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