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A Comparative Study of the Spatial Distribution of Schistosomiasis in Mali in 1984–1989 and 2004–2006

  • Archie C. A. Clements mail,

    a.clements@uq.edu.au

    Affiliations: School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Queensland, Australia

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  • Elisa Bosqué-Oliva,

    Affiliation: Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Moussa Sacko,

    Affiliation: Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, Bamako, Mali

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  • Aly Landouré,

    Affiliation: Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, Bamako, Mali

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  • Robert Dembélé,

    Affiliation: Programme National de Lutte Contre la Schistosomiase, Ministère de la Santé, Bamako, Mali

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  • Mamadou Traoré,

    Affiliation: Département d'Enseignement et de Recherche en Santé Publique, Faculté de Médecine de Pharmacie et d'Odonto-Stomatologie, Université de Bamako, Bamako, Mali

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  • Godefroy Coulibaly,

    Affiliation: Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, Bamako, Mali

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  • Albis F. Gabrielli,

    Affiliation: Preventive Chemotherapy and Transmission Control, Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Alan Fenwick,

    Affiliation: Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Simon Brooker

    Affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Published: May 05, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000431

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Bayesian geostatistical model

Posted by luliang on 27 Sep 2012 at 05:26 GMT

Bayesian geostatistical models, developed in WinBUGS 1.4 (Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK and Imperial College London, UK), were identically structured for each species of schistosome and each study period.
http://plosntds.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pntd.0000431#article1.body1.sec2.sec2.p1

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