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Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Nov;15(11):1830-2. doi: 10.3201/eid1511.090461.

Mayaro fever virus, Brazilian Amazon.

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Instituto Evandro Chagas, CEP 67030-000, Ananindeua, Brazil.

Abstract

In February 2008, a Mayaro fever virus (MAYV) outbreak occurred in a settlement in Santa Barbara municipality, northern Brazil. Patients had rash, fever, and severe arthralgia lasting up to 7 days. Immunoglobulin M against MAYV was detected by ELISA in 36 persons; 3 MAYV isolates sequenced were characterized as genotype D.

PMID:
19891877
PMCID:
PMC2857233
DOI:
10.3201/eid1511.090461
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