Volume 78, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF) is endemic in the Mediterranean area. We carried out a retrospective study to investigate the association between socio-demographic and climatic factors and MSF incidence in northern Sardinia. We found that maximum temperature levels during the previous summer were associated with increases in MSF incidence.


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  • Received : 22 Dec 2006
  • Accepted : 20 Apr 2007

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