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O'nyong-nyong fever in south-central Uganda, 1996-1997: description of the epidemic and results of a household-based seroprevalence survey.

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O'nyong-nyong (ONN) fever, an acute, nonfatal illness characterized by polyarthralgia, is caused by infection with a mosquito-borne central African alphavirus. During 1996-1997, south-central Uganda experienced the second ONN fever epidemic ever recognized. During January and early February 1997, active case-finding and a household cluster serosurvey were conducted in two affected and two comparison areas. A confirmed case was defined as an acute febrile illness with polyarthralgia occurring ...

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10.1086/315073

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Journal:
Journal of infectious diseases
Volume:
180
Issue:
5
Pages:
1436-1443
Publication date:
1999-11-01
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
Source identifiers:
80420
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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