Geographic Variation in Access to Dog-Bite Care in Pakistan and Risk of Dog-Bite Exposure in Karachi: Prospective Surveillance Using a Low-Cost Mobile Phone System

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Zaidi, Syed Mohammad Asad; Labrique, Alain B.; Khowaja, Saira; Lotia-Farrukh, Ismat; Irani, Julia; Salahuddin, Naseem; Khan, Aamir Javed;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 7,issue 12 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002574, pmc: PMC3861251
  • Subject: RC955-962 | Research Article | RA1-1270 | :Medisinske fag: 700::Helsefag: 800::Samfunnsmedisin, sosialmedisin: 801 [VDP] | Public aspects of medicine | :Midical sciences: 700::Health sciences: 800::Community medicine, social medicine: 801 [VDP] | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine

<p>Background: Dog-bites and rabies are under-reported in developing countries such as Pakistan and there is a poor understanding of the disease burden. We prospectively collected data utilizing mobile phones for dog-bite and rabies surveillance across nine emergency ro... View more
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