Spatial Clustering of Porcine Cysticercosis in Mbulu District, Northern Tanzania

@inproceedings{Ngowi2010SpatialCO,
  title={Spatial Clustering of Porcine Cysticercosis in Mbulu District, Northern Tanzania},
  author={Helena Aminiel Ngowi and Ayub Ahmad Kassuku and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Carabin and James E. D. Mlangwa and Malongo R. S. Mlozi and Boniface P. Mbilinyi and Arve Lee Willingham},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Porcine cysticercosis is caused by a zoonotic tapeworm, Taenia solium, which causes serious disease syndromes in human. Effective control of the parasite requires knowledge on the burden and pattern of the infections in order to properly direct limited resources. The objective of this study was to establish the spatial distribution of porcine cysticercosis in Mbulu district, northern Tanzania, to guide control strategies. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS This study is a secondary… CONTINUE READING

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