Epidemiological Aspects of Human Brucellosis and Leptospirosis Outbreaks in Korea

  title={Epidemiological Aspects of Human Brucellosis and Leptospirosis Outbreaks in Korea},
  author={Yangho Jang and Hyobi Kim and Hyung-Ae Bang and Myong-jin Lee and Nong-hun Che and Won-Chang Lee},
  booktitle={Journal of clinical medicine research},
UNLABELLED In order to compare the epidemiological aspects of human brucellosis (HB) and human leptospirosis (HL) outbreaks in Korea, we have analyzed the current state both of the disease incidence and related risk factors. A total 651 cases of HB occurred between 2001 and 2010 in Korea, and the average incidence rate per 100,000 populations was 0.15. A total 1,153 of HL cases occurred during the same period, and its rate was 0.24. While most of the HB prevalence occurred in the whole year… CONTINUE READING

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