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Scrub Typhus in Mainland China, 2006–2012: The Need for Targeted Public Health Interventions

  • Wen-Yi Zhang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Wen-Yi Zhang, Li-Ya Wang, Fan Ding, Wen-Biao Hu, Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes

    Affiliation: Institute of Disease Control and Prevention, Academy of Military Medical Science, Beijing, P.R. China

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  • Li-Ya Wang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Wen-Yi Zhang, Li-Ya Wang, Fan Ding, Wen-Biao Hu, Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes

    Affiliation: Institute of Disease Control and Prevention, Academy of Military Medical Science, Beijing, P.R. China

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  • Fan Ding equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Wen-Yi Zhang, Li-Ya Wang, Fan Ding, Wen-Biao Hu, Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes

    Affiliation: Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, P.R. China

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  • Wen-Biao Hu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Wen-Yi Zhang, Li-Ya Wang, Fan Ding, Wen-Biao Hu, Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes

    Affiliation: School of Population Health, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Wen-Yi Zhang, Li-Ya Wang, Fan Ding, Wen-Biao Hu, Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes

    Affiliation: School of Population Health, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Hai-Long Sun,

    Affiliation: Institute of Disease Control and Prevention, Academy of Military Medical Science, Beijing, P.R. China

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  • Yun-Xi Liu,

    Affiliation: Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital, Beijing, P.R. China

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  • Qi-Yong Liu,

    Affiliation: Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, P.R. China

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  • Liu-Yu Huang,

    Affiliation: Institute of Disease Control and Prevention, Academy of Military Medical Science, Beijing, P.R. China

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  • Archie C. A. Clements,

    Affiliation: School of Population Health, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Shen-Long Li mail,

    lishenlong@sohu.com (SLL); licy_60@163.com (CYL)

    Affiliation: Institute of Disease Control and Prevention, Academy of Military Medical Science, Beijing, P.R. China

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  • Cheng-Yi Li mail

    lishenlong@sohu.com (SLL); licy_60@163.com (CYL)

    Affiliation: Institute of Disease Control and Prevention, Academy of Military Medical Science, Beijing, P.R. China

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  • Published: December 26, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002493

About the Authors

Wen-Yi Zhang, Li-Ya Wang, Hai-Long Sun, Liu-Yu Huang, Shen-Long Li, Cheng-Yi Li
Institute of Disease Control and Prevention, Academy of Military Medical Science, Beijing, P.R. China
Fan Ding, Qi-Yong Liu
Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, P.R. China
Wen-Biao Hu, Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes, Archie C. A. Clements
School of Population Health, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Yun-Xi Liu
Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital, Beijing, P.R. China

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.