An exploratory GIS-based method to identify and characterise landscapes with an elevated epidemiological risk of Rhodesian human African trypanosomiasis

@inproceedings{Wardrop2012AnEG,
  title={An exploratory GIS-based method to identify and characterise landscapes with an elevated epidemiological risk of Rhodesian human African trypanosomiasis},
  author={Nicola A Wardrop and Eric M F{\`e}vre and Peter M. Atkinson and Abbas S. L. Kakembo and Susan Christina Welburn},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Specific land cover types and activities have been correlated with Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense distributions, indicating the importance of landscape for epidemiological risk. However, methods proposed to identify specific areas with elevated epidemiological risk (i.e. where transmission is more likely to occur) tend to be costly and time… CONTINUE READING