Forecasting incidence of fascioliasis from climatic data

G. Gettinby, M.J. Hopecawdery, J.N. Grainger

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A mathematical model for predicting the development pattern of the liver fluke,F.hepatica from temperature data is described. The theoretical pattern is compared with the observed pattern. The two patterns are in broad agreement. Some problems are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-323
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Biometeorology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1974


  • fascioliasis
  • climatic data
  • mathematical model


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