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Background The primary aim of the study reported here was to determine the effectiveness of utilizing local spatial variations in environmental data to uncover the statistical relationships between West Nile Virus (WNV) risk and environmental factors. Because least...

["Biogeography","Environmental Sciences","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3070
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Identifying the source reservoirs of Mycobacterium ulcerans is key to understanding the mode of transmission of this pathogen and controlling the spread of Buruli ulcer (BU). In Australia, the native possum can harbor M. ulcerans in its gastrointestinal tract and...

["Conservation Biology","Environmental Sciences","Microbiology","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2065
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It is well known from the experience after the 1986 accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant that radiocesium tends to concentrate in wild mushrooms. In this study, we collected wild mushrooms from the Kawauchi Village of Fukushima Prefecture, located within...

["Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts","Environmental Sciences","Epidemiology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1427

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