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Fig. 2 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 2

From: Spatiotemporal analysis and environmental risk factors of visceral leishmaniasis in an urban setting in São Paulo State, Brazil

Fig. 2

(Source: SUCEN)

Spatiotemporal findings for Lu. longipalpis in the urban area of Presidente Prudente, 2009 to 2015. The entomological surveys and database collection for public health programmes use a specific division of the urban area. The city of Presidente Prudente is divided into sectors that represent a number of households to be visited by one or two health agents in the field. The areas are composed of up to five connecting sectors presenting similar characteristics of blocks/households. This division is used for epidemiological surveys of diseases, including dengue fever, CVL and HVL. In São Paulo state, delimitation of sectors and areas was created by the State Health Secretary

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