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Spatiotemporal Trends and Climatic Factors of Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome Epidemic in Shandong Province, China

  • Li-Qun Fang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Li-Qun Fang, Xian-Jun Wang, Song Liang

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China

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  • Xian-Jun Wang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Li-Qun Fang, Xian-Jun Wang, Song Liang

    Affiliation: Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China

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  • Song Liang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Li-Qun Fang, Xian-Jun Wang, Song Liang

    Affiliation: College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Yan-Li Li,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China

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  • Shao-Xia Song,

    Affiliation: Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China

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  • Wen-Yi Zhang,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China

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  • Quan Qian,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China

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  • Ya-Pin Li,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China

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  • Lan Wei,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China

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  • Zhi-Qiang Wang,

    Affiliation: Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China

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  • Hong Yang,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China

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  • Wu-Chun Cao mail

    caowc@nic.bmi.ac.cn

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China

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  • Published: August 10, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000789

About the Authors

Li-Qun Fang, Yan-Li Li, Wen-Yi Zhang, Quan Qian, Ya-Pin Li, Lan Wei, Hong Yang, Wu-Chun Cao
State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China
Xian-Jun Wang, Shao-Xia Song, Zhi-Qiang Wang
Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China
Song Liang
College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: caowc@nic.bmi.ac.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LQF XJW SL WCC. Analyzed the data: LQF XJW SL YLL SXS WYZ QQ YPL LW ZQW HY WCC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LQF XJW YLL SXS WYZ QQ YPL LW ZQW HY. Wrote the paper: LQF XJW SL WCC.