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Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology. 99(8):789-93, 2005 Dec.

A 12-case outbreak of pharyngeal plague following the consumption of camel meat, in north-eastern Jordan.

Arbaji A, Kharabsheh S, Al-Azab S, Al-Kayed M, Amr ZS, Abu Baker M, Chu MC

Ministry of Health, P.O. Box 86, Amman, and Department of Biological Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 3367

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
descriptive 13 ingestion - - concurrent
cross sectional 105 ingestion outcome yes concurrent
cross sectional 17 vector, ingestion outcome yes concurrent
Exposures Yersinia pestis
Outcomes Plague
Species Dogs
Locations location map
Jordan (jo11) Azraq ed Druz (populated place)

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