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A spatio-temporal analysis of scrub typhus and murine typhus in Laos; implications from changing landscapes and climate

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Background
Scrub typhus (ST) and murine typhus (MT) are common but poorly understood causes of fever in Laos. We examined the spatial and temporal distribution of ST and MT, with the intent of informing interventions to prevent and control both diseases.
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This study included samples submitted from 2003 to 2017 to Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, for ST and MT investigation. Serum samples were tested using IgM rapid d... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0009685

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
EXTERNAL
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8599-737X
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ORCID:
0000-0002-5352-7338
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5763-9281
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4260-5449
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science (PLoS) Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
8
Article number:
e0009685
Place of publication:
United States
Publication date:
2021-08-25
Acceptance date:
2021-07-22
DOI:
EISSN:
1935-2735
Pmid:
34432800
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1192816
Local pid:
pubs:1192816
Deposit date:
2021-12-17

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