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Dengue and chikungunya virus infections among young febrile adults evaluated for acute HIV-1 infection in coastal Kenya

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Background

Fever is common among patients seeking care in sub-Saharan Africa (sSA), but causes other than malaria are rarely diagnosed. We assessed dengue and chikungunya virus infections among young febrile adults evaluated for acute HIV infection (AHI) and malaria in coastal Kenya.

Methods

We tested plasma samples obtained in a cross-sectional study from febrile adult patients aged 18±35 years evaluated for AHI and malaria at urgent care seeking at seven health ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0167508

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0000-0002-2918-1373
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PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
12
Pages:
e0167508
Publication date:
2016-12-12
Acceptance date:
2016-11-15
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pubs id:
pubs:666497
URN:
uri:5299076c-8c32-401f-a092-50dd1e4dbb99
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uuid:5299076c-8c32-401f-a092-50dd1e4dbb99
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pubs:666497

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