M L Zárate Aquino

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A national serosurvey was conducted in Mexico from March to October 1986 to identify predictors of dengue transmission and target areas at high risk of severe annual epidemics. A total of 3,408 households in 70 localities with populations less than 50,000 were randomly sampled, and serology was obtained from one subject under age 25 years in each household.(More)
This report, which describes an epidemic of St. Louis encephalitis in northwestern Mexico, was prompted by the apparent infrequency of previous Mexican outbreaks of this disease. The site of the epidemic was the Municipality of Hermosillo in the State of Sonora. This municipality, with a population of about 273,000, is situated in a hot flat area which is(More)
In a warm desertic and irrigated region, with population 250 000 Northwest of Mexico, in Hermosillo, Sonora, along 8 weeks, 51 patients showed the following clinical data: fever, vomiting, neck rigidity, drowsiness and increase of cells and proteins in the CSF. In 12 patients good correlations were found between positive serologic results using SLE antigen(More)
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