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Research Article

Bayesian Geostatistical Modeling of Leishmaniasis Incidence in Brazil

  • Dimitrios-Alexios Karagiannis-Voules,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Ronaldo G. C. Scholte,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou, Fiocruz, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Luiz H. Guimarães,

    Affiliation: Serviço de Imunologia, Complexo Hospitalar Universitário Prof. Edgard Santos, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Jürg Utzinger,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Penelope Vounatsou mail

    penelope.vounatsou@unibas.ch

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Published: May 09, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002213

About the Authors

Dimitrios-Alexios Karagiannis-Voules, Ronaldo G. C. Scholte, Jürg Utzinger, Penelope Vounatsou
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Dimitrios-Alexios Karagiannis-Voules, Ronaldo G. C. Scholte, Jürg Utzinger, Penelope Vounatsou
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Ronaldo G. C. Scholte
Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou, Fiocruz, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Luiz H. Guimarães
Serviço de Imunologia, Complexo Hospitalar Universitário Prof. Edgard Santos, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

Corresponding Author

Email: penelope.vounatsou@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PV JU. Analyzed the data: DAKV RGCS PV. Wrote the paper: DAKV RGCS LHG JU PV. Provided intellectual content: DAKV RGCS LHG JU PV.