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Journal of Tropical Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 573965, 5 pages

Spatial Studies on Vector-Transmitted Diseases and Vectors

1Laboratório de Transmissores de Hematozoários, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Avenida Brasil 4365 Manguinhos, 21045-900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2Programa de Computação Científica, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, 21045-900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
3Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, 20550-900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
4IRD UMR182, Laboratoire d'Océanographie et du Climat, Expérimentation et Approches Numériques (LOCEAN) Tour 45-55, 4e étage, case 100, 4 place Jussieu, 75252 Paris Cedex 5, France

Received 10 May 2012; Accepted 10 May 2012

Copyright © 2012 Maria Goreti Rosa-Freitas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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