Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, December 5th, 2004
According to recent research from the United States, "Using a dynamic hydrology model, we simulated land surface wetness conditions at 42 sites in 28 counties in southcentral Florida from 1990 to 1998 and compared these simulations with the incidence of human cases of St. Louis encephalitis (SLE) within these counties.
"Within counties, drought four months prior and wetting one-half month prior were significantly associated with human cases of SLE."
"Simulated land surface wetness conditions resolved transmission loci in both space and time," J....
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