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East Afr Med J 1983 Feb;60(2):91-7.

Entomological, bacteriological and serological observations after the 1977 plague outbreak in Mbulu District, Tanzania.

Kilonzo BS, Mtoi RS

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 639

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
cross sectional 822 vector both yes concurrent
Exposures Fleas
Yersinia pestis
Outcomes Ectoparasitic Infestations
Plague
Species Arvicanthis abyssinicus
Bat-eared fox
Felis libyca
Grammomys sp.
Human
Lophuromys flavopunctatus
Loxodes striatus
Praomys natalensis
Rats
roof rat
Spotted hyena
Locations location map
Tanzania Tanzania (general) Kainam (populated place)
Mbulu District (second-order administrative division)

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