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Title:Predicting the Risk of Lyme Disease in the Midwestern United States: Surveillance Methods, Environmental Determinants, and Geographic Distribution
Author(s):Guerra, Marta Alicia
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Uriel Kitron
Department / Program:Veterinary Pathobiology
Discipline:Veterinary Pathobiology
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Health Sciences, Public Health
Abstract:The use of a combination of surveillance methods is the most effective way of assessing Lyme disease risk in an area where risk is unknown. Significant environmental determinants can be identified using a GIS, and a risk map can be generated to detect unknown endemic areas and to predict where new foci may develop.
Issue Date:2000
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:137 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/87644
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9990011
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-28
Date Deposited:2000


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