Spatial Distribution of Scorpion Sting in a High-Risk Area of Southern Iran.

@article{Shahi2016SpatialDO,
  title={Spatial Distribution of Scorpion Sting in a High-Risk Area of Southern Iran.},
  author={Mojtaba Shahi and Seyed Hamid Moosavy and Ahmad Ali Hanafi-Bojd and Shahrokh C. Navidpour and Sh. Zare and Abdolhossein Madani and Javad Rafinejad},
  journal={Journal of medical entomology},
  year={2016}
}
Scorpion sting is a public health problem in south and southwestern parts of Iran, with about 36,000 cases recorded annually. This study aimed to find the spatial distribution of scorpions and their stings in Bandar Abbas County. Monthly scorpion sting cases at the village level were obtained and used for mapping. Scorpions were collected from 14 collection sites using a UV lamp at night and searching under stones during the day time. During the study period, a total of 3,971 cases of scorpion… CONTINUE READING