A statistical model of Rift Valley fever activity in Egypt
Article first published online: 11 NOV 2013
© 2013 The Society for Vector Ecology
Journal of Vector Ecology
Volume 38, Issue 2, pages 251–259, December 2013
How to Cite
Drake, J. M., Hassan, A. N. and Beier, J. C. (2013), A statistical model of Rift Valley fever activity in Egypt. Journal of Vector Ecology, 38: 251–259. doi: 10.1111/j.1948-7134.2013.12038.x
- Issue published online: 11 NOV 2013
- Article first published online: 11 NOV 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 3 APR 2013
- Manuscript Received: 15 FEB 2013
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