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Emerg Infect Dis. 2003 Nov;9(11):1465-7.

Dengue-1 virus isolation during first dengue fever outbreak on Easter Island, Chile.

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Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile School of Medicine, Virology Laboratory, Santiago, Chile. cperret@med.puc.cl

Abstract

Dengue virus was detected for the first time in Chile, in an outbreak of dengue fever on Easter Island. The virus was isolated in tissue culture and characterized by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction as being dengue type 1.

PMID:
14718094
PMCID:
PMC3035550
DOI:
10.3201/eid0911.020788
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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