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Forecasting incidence of fascioliasis from climatic data

Gettinby, G. and Hopecawdery, M.J. and Grainger, J.N. (1974) Forecasting incidence of fascioliasis from climatic data. International Journal of Biometeorology, 18 (4). pp. 319-323. ISSN 0020-7128

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Abstract

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.