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Acta Trop 1992 Apr;50(4):323-9.

A decade of plague epidemiology and control in the western Usambara mountains, north-east Tanzania.

Kilonzo BS, Makundi RH, Mbise TJ

Faculty of Health Sciences, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 1848

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 4100 inhalation, vector outcome yes concurrent
descriptive 3432 inhalation, vector - - historical
Exposures Cat flea
Ctenophthalmus
Fleas
Human flea
Yersinia pestis
Outcomes Ectoparasitic Infestations
Plague
Species Acomys spinosissimus
Arvicanthis niloticus
Crocidura
Dendromus
Dogs
Gambia rat
Human
Lophuromys
Muridae
Mus minutoides
Pelomys fallax
Praomys natalensis
Rodentia
roof rat
Shrews
Tatera
Locations location map
Tanzania Tanzania (general) Lushoto District (second-order administrative division)
Usambara Mountains (mountains)

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