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Research Article

Spatial Predictions of Rhodesian Human African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness) Prevalence in Kaberamaido and Dokolo, Two Newly Affected Districts of Uganda

  • Nicola A. Batchelor,

    Affiliations: Centre for Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, School of Geography, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

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  • Peter M. Atkinson,

    Affiliation: School of Geography, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

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  • Peter W. Gething,

    Affiliation: Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Kim Picozzi,

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Eric M. Fèvre,

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Diseases, College of Science and Engineering, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Abbas S. L. Kakembo,

    Affiliation: Ministry of Health, Department of National Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Nakasero, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Susan C. Welburn mail

    sue.welburn.@ed.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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About the Authors

Nicola A. Batchelor, Kim Picozzi, Susan C. Welburn
Centre for Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Nicola A. Batchelor, Peter M. Atkinson
School of Geography, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
Peter W. Gething
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Eric M. Fèvre
Centre for Infectious Diseases, College of Science and Engineering, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Abbas S. L. Kakembo
Ministry of Health, Department of National Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Nakasero, Kampala, Uganda

Corresponding Author

Email: sue.welburn.@ed.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NAB PMA KP EMF ASK SCW. Performed the experiments: NAB. Analyzed the data: NAB PMA PWG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PMA PWG KP ASK SCW. Wrote the paper: NAB PMA SCW.