Spatial modeling of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Iran from 1983 to 2013.

@article{HolakouieNaieni2017SpatialMO,
  title={Spatial modeling of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Iran from 1983 to 2013.},
  author={Kourosh Holakouie-Naieni and Ehsan Mostafavi and Ali Darvishi Boloorani and Mehdi Mohebali and Reza Pakzad},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2017},
  volume={166},
  pages={67-73}
}
INTRODUCTION Cutaneous Leshmaniasis (CL), a parasitic skin infection caused by Leishmania species, is endemic in some regions of Iran. In this study, the effect of location on the incidence and distribution of CL in Iran was studied. METHODS We collected datas including the number of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis cases and populations at-risk of disease in Iran's different provinces reported by the Iranian ministry of health and the National Bureau of Statistics, respectively. Spatial modeling was… CONTINUE READING