Airborne dust and high temperatures are risk factors for invasive bacterial disease

@inproceedings{Jusot2017AirborneDA,
  title={Airborne dust and high temperatures are risk factors for invasive bacterial disease},
  author={J F Jusot and Daniel R Neill and Elaine M Waters and Mathieu Bangert and Marisol Collins and Laura Bricio Moreno and Katiellou G. Lawan and Mouhaiminou Moussa Moussa and Emma Dearing and Dean Everett and J M Collard and Aras Kadioglu},
  booktitle={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND The Sahel region of West Africa has the highest bacterial meningitis attack and case fatality rate in the world. The effect of climatic factors on patterns of invasive respiratory bacterial disease is not well documented. OBJECTIVE We aimed to assess the link between climatic factors and occurrence of invasive respiratory bacterial disease in a Sahel region of Niger. METHODS We conducted daily disease surveillance and climatic monitoring over an 8-year period between January 1… CONTINUE READING
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