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Achieving operational hydrologic monitoring of mosquitoborne disease

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dc.creator Shaman, Jeffrey
dc.creator Day, Jonathan F.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-04T17:32:32Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-04T17:32:32Z
dc.date.issued 2005-09
dc.identifier.citation Shaman, J., & Day, J. F. (2005). Achieving operational hydrologic monitoring of mosquitoborne disease. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 11(9), 1343-1350. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/18666
dc.description.abstract Mosquitoes and mosquitoborne disease transmission are sensitive to hydrologic variability. If local hydrologic conditions can be monitored or modeled at the scales at which these conditions affect the population dynamics of vector mosquitoes and the diseases they transmit, a means for monitoring or modeling mosquito populations and mosquitoborne disease transmission may be realized. We review how hydrologic conditions have been associated with mosquito abundances and mosquitoborne disease transmission and discuss the advantages of different measures of hydrologic variability. We propose that the useful application of any measure of hydrologic conditions requires additional consideration of the scales for both the hydrologic measurement and the vector control interventions that will be used to mitigate an outbreak of vectorborne disease. Our efforts to establish operational monitoring of St. Louis encephalitis virus and West Nile virus transmission in Florida are also reviewed. en
dc.description.sponsorship NOAA Postdoctoral Program in Climate and Global Change, administered by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Center for Disease Control en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Emerging Infectious Diseases en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Vol. 11 (2005) en
dc.title Achieving operational hydrologic monitoring of mosquitoborne disease en
dc.type Article en


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