House-level risk factors for triatomine infestation in Colombia.

  title={House-level risk factors for triatomine infestation in Colombia.},
  author={Diarmid H. Campbell-Lendrum and V{\'i}ctor Manuel Angulo and Leonardo Esteban and Zorayda Tarazona and Guido J. Parra and Marco Restrepo and Berta Nelly Restrepo and Felipe Guhl and N{\'e}stor Pinto and Gabriel Aguilera and Paul K. Wilkinson and Clive Richard Davies},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  volume={36 4},
BACKGROUND Chagas disease, transmitted domestically by triatomine bugs, is the most important vector-borne disease in Latin America. The association between triatomine infestation and housing characteristics was investigated based on a standardized survey in 41 971 houses in 15 Departments in Colombia. METHODS Multivariate logistic regression was used to test for associations of two highly correlated infestation measures of infestation (householders reporting having seen triatomines inside… CONTINUE READING


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