Volume 26, Number 6—June 2020
Endemic Chromoblastomycosis Caused Predominantly by Fonsecaea nubica, Madagascar1
|Region||No. persons*||No. cases||Prevalence|
|North and central north||3,629,908||20||0.55|
|Itasy and Bongolava||1,324,044||0||0|
|Boeny and Menabe||1,548,299||0||0.00|
|East and South East||4,131,928||11||0.27|
|South and South West||3,376,074||10||0.30|
*Determined at the end of the study period and calculated from the most recent figures available in 2013 and adjusted for subsequent years with a growth rate of 2.7%/year (World Bank estimates of demographic growth in Madagascar).
†No. cases/100,000 persons.
1Preliminary results from this study were presented at the 20th International Society for Human and Animal Mycology Conference; June 29–July 5, 2018; Amsterdam, the Netherlands.