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    • Exposure to the risk of dengue virus infection in an urban setting: ecological versus individual heterogeneity. 

      Teixeria, Maria Gloria; Lima Barreto, Mauricio; Conceicao N. Costa, Maria da; Alves Ferreira, Leila Denise; Morato, Vanessa; Fernando Vasconcelos, Pedro; Cairncross, Sandy (‎2007)‎
      The dynamics of dengue virus circulation in the intra-urban spaces of large cities and the risk factors for the occurrence of such infections are still not well known. Although it has been established that poverty is one of the determinants of the majority of infectious and parasitic diseases, in the case of dengue this is still a matter of some controversy. This study had the objective of describing the distribution of dengue seroprevalence and seroincidence in different intra-urban spaces within a large and complex city in north-eastern Brazil. ...