Using geospatial analysis to determine the impact of bucket chlorination practices on Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) transmission during an urban outbreak in Am Timan, Chad, 2016-2017

Principal investigator

Lutz Ehlkes
Purpose of study
Purpose of study

To identify clusters of suspected HEV cases in space and time and relate them to their most likely source of drinking water and the levels of free residual chlorine (FRC) at those water sources during the acute outbreak of HEV in Am Timan.

Study status

  • Concept
  • Protocol & ERB
  • Implementation
  • Completion
  • Archived

Study timeline


  • Does community-wide water chlorination reduce hepatitis E virus infections during an outbreak? a geospatial analysis of data from an outbreak in Am Timan, Chad (2016–2017)
    Lenglet, Annick "–" IWA Publishing "(2020)"
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