The epidemiology of canine leishmaniasis: transmission rates estimated from a cohort study in Amazonian Brazil.

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We estimate the incidence rate, serological conversion rate and basic case reproduction number (R0) of Leishmania infantum from a cohort study of 126 domestic dogs exposed to natural infection rates over 2 years on Marajó Island, Pará State, Brazil. The analysis includes new methods for (1) determining the number of seropositives in cross-sectional… (More)

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@article{Quinnell1997TheEO, title={The epidemiology of canine leishmaniasis: transmission rates estimated from a cohort study in Amazonian Brazil.}, author={Rupert J. Quinnell and Orin Courtenay and Lourdes Maria Garcez and Christopher Dye}, journal={Parasitology}, year={1997}, volume={115 ( Pt 2)}, pages={143-56} }