TITLE

Computer-Generated Dot Maps as an Epidemiologic Tool: Investigating an Outbreak of Toxoplasmosis

AUTHOR(S)
Eng, Steven B.; Werker, Denise H.
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Emerging Infectious Diseases;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p815
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We used computer-generated dot maps to examine the spatial distribution of 94 Toxoplasma gondii infections associated with an outbreak in British Columbia, Canada. The incidence among patients served by one water distribution system was 3.52 times that of patients served by other sources. Acute T. gondii infection among 3,812 pregnant women was associated with the incriminated distribution system.
ACCESSION #
2651079

 

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