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Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. 77(6):800-8, 1983.

Studies on plague in the eastern Cape Province of South Africa.

Shepherd AJ, Hummitzsch DE, Leman PA, Hartwig EK

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 2448

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 11,645 ingestion, vector exposure yes concurrent
descriptive 9 vector - - repeated
Exposures Fleas
Human flea
Yersinia pestis
Outcomes Ectoparasitic Infestations
Plague
Species Aethomys namaquensis
Aethomys sp.
Cape porcupine
Cats
Crocidura
Ctenocephalides, NOS
Dogs
Elephantulus
Fleas
Gerbillurus
Hares
Mice
Mus minutoides
Mystromys albicaudatus
Otomys irroratus
Praomys coucha
Rhabdomys pumilio
roof rat
Saccostomus campestris
Springhaas
Locations location map
South Africa (sf01) Coega River (stream)
Gamtoos River (stream)
Swartkops (stream)
Eastern Cape Coega (populated place)
Despatch (populated place)
Hankey (populated place)
Humansdorp (populated place)
Kirkwood (populated place)
Patensie (populated place)
Port Elizabeth (populated place)
Steytlerville (populated place)
Sunday River (stream)
Uitenhage (populated place)

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