Using kernel density estimates to investigate lymphatic filariasis in northeast Brazil
Pathogens and Global Health, 08/03/2012
Medeiros Z et al. – The main advantage of this type of analysis lies in its ability to rapidly and easily show areas with the highest concentration of cases, thereby contributing towards planning, monitoring, and surveillance of filariasis elimination actions. Incorporation of geoprocessing and spatial analysis techniques constitutes an important tool for use within the GPELF.