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Research Article

Temporal Dynamics and Impact of Climate Factors on the Incidence of Zoonotic Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Central Tunisia

  • Amine Toumi mail,

    toumiamine@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Medical Epidemiology, Pasteur Institute of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia

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  • Sadok Chlif,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Medical Epidemiology, Pasteur Institute of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia

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  • Jihene Bettaieb,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Medical Epidemiology, Pasteur Institute of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia

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  • Nissaf Ben Alaya,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Medical Epidemiology, Pasteur Institute of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia

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  • Aicha Boukthir,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Medical Epidemiology, Pasteur Institute of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia

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  • Zaher E. Ahmadi,

    Affiliation: Regional Directorate of Public Health, Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia

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  • Afif Ben Salah

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Medical Epidemiology, Pasteur Institute of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia

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  • Published: May 01, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001633

About the Authors

Amine Toumi, Sadok Chlif, Jihene Bettaieb, Nissaf Ben Alaya, Aicha Boukthir, Afif Ben Salah
Laboratory of Medical Epidemiology, Pasteur Institute of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia
Zaher E. Ahmadi
Regional Directorate of Public Health, Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia

Corresponding Author

Email: toumiamine@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AT SC JB NBA AB ZEA ABS. Performed the experiments: AT SC ABS. Analyzed the data: AT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AT SC ABS JB NBA. Wrote the paper: AT SC JB NBA AB ZEA ABS.