How Human Brucellosis Incidence in Urban Kampala Can Be Reduced Most Efficiently? A Stochastic Risk Assessment of Informally-Marketed Milk

@inproceedings{Makita2010HowHB,
  title={How Human Brucellosis Incidence in Urban Kampala Can Be Reduced Most Efficiently? A Stochastic Risk Assessment of Informally-Marketed Milk},
  author={Kohei Makita and Eric M F{\`e}vre and Charles Waiswa and Mark Charles Eisler and Susan Christina Welburn},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND In Kampala, Uganda, studies have shown a significant incidence of human brucellosis. A stochastic risk assessment involving two field surveys (cattle farms and milk shops) and a medical record survey was conducted to assess the risk of human brucellosis infection through consumption of informally marketed raw milk potentially infected with Brucella abortus in Kampala and to identify the best control options. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS In the cattle farm survey, sera of 425 cows… CONTINUE READING
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