Geographical and temporal distribution of Ockelbo disease in Sweden.

  title={Geographical and temporal distribution of Ockelbo disease in Sweden.},
  author={Jan O. Lundstr{\"o}m and Sirkka Vene and A Espmark and M Engvall and Bo Staffan Niklasson},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  volume={106 3},
The incidence of Ockelbo disease and the prevalence of Ockelbo virus neutralizing antibodies were investigated in a sample of the Swedish population. The disease occurs throughout most of Sweden but with higher incidence and antibody prevalence rates in the central part of the country. It generally affects middle-aged men and women, with equal incidence between sexes, and is uncommon in people younger than 20 years of age. The disease occurs during a short period each year between the third… CONTINUE READING

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