Development of a geostatistical mapping tool to improve decision-making for Loa loa and LF

Can serological markers for NTDs (particularly Loa loa and Lymphatic filariasis) be incorporated into geostatistical maps and used to guide program decisions around treatment and surveillance?



Finding hotspots: development of an adaptive spatial sampling approach

Ricardo Andrade-Pacheco, Francois Rerolle, Jean Lemoine, Leda Hernandez, Aboulaye Meïté, Lazarus Juziwelo, Aurélien F. Bibaut, Mark J. van der Laan, Benjamin F. Arnold & Hugh J. W. Sturrock
2020, Issue no. 10, pages 10939


The goal of this work is to create an online geospatial tool, onto which programs can upload their data and receive maps that indicate the potential locations of hotspots and suggest priority areas for further sampling.

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