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O'nyong-nyong fever in south-central Uganda, 1996-1997: clinical features and validation of a clinical case definition for surveillance purposes.

Abstract:

O'nyong-nyong (ONN) fever, caused by infection with a mosquito-borne central African alphavirus, is an acute, nonfatal illness characterized by polyarthralgia. During 1996-1997, south-central Uganda experienced the second ONN fever epidemic ever recognized. Among 391 persons interviewed and sampled, 40 cases of confirmed and 21 of presumptive, well-characterized acute, recent, or previous ONN fever were identified through active case-finding efforts or during a household serosurvey and by the...

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10.1086/313462

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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
29
Issue:
5
Pages:
1243-1250
Publication date:
1999-11-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:e6e294f0-0f81-4f2c-9206-778597d86e5e
Source identifiers:
80698
Local pid:
pubs:80698

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