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Ross River virus antibody prevalence in the Fiji Islands, 2013-2015

Aubry, Maite and Kama, Mike and Vanhomwegen, Jessica and Teissier, Anita and Hella, Mariteragi and Hue, Stephane and Hibberd, Martin L. and Manuguerra, Jean-Claude and Christi, Ketan S. and Watson, Conall H. and Nilles, Eric J. and Lau, Colleen L. and Aaskov, John and Musso, Didier and Kucharski, Adam J. and Cao-Lormeau, Van-Mai (2018) Ross River virus antibody prevalence in the Fiji Islands, 2013-2015. Emerging Infectious Disease, 25 (4). pp. 1-11. ISSN 1080-6059

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A unique outbreak of Ross River virus (RRV) infection was reported in Fiji in 1979. In 2013, 29 RRV seroprevalence among residents was 46.5%. Of those born after 1982, 37.4% had anti-RRV 30 antibodies. Between 2013-2015, 10.9% of residents had seroconverted to RRV suggesting 31 ongoing endemic circulation of RRV in Fiji.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR355 Virology
R Medicine > RB Pathology
Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
Depositing User: Ketan Christi
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2018 04:07
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 03:27

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