A Tale of Two Flaviviruses: A Seroepidemiological Study of Dengue Virus and West Nile Virus Transmission in the Ouest and Sud-Est Departments of Haiti.

@article{Weppelmann2017ATO,
  title={A Tale of Two Flaviviruses: A Seroepidemiological Study of Dengue Virus and West Nile Virus Transmission in the Ouest and Sud-Est Departments of Haiti.},
  author={Thomas A. Weppelmann and Alexandra Burne and Michael E von Fricken and Maha A. Elbadry and Madsen V. E. Beau de Rochars and Jacques Boncy and Bernard A. Okech},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2017},
  volume={96 1},
  pages={135-140}
}
Though plans to eliminate malaria from the island of Hispaniola have recently received much attention, arbovirus surveillance continues to be largely neglected in Haiti. To support surveillance efforts and encourage vector-control strategies, a cross-sectional study of dengue virus (DENV) and West Nile virus (WNV) transmission was conducted using standard seroepidemiological methods. Blood samples (N = 673) were collected from 278 males and 395 females from three locations in the Ouest and Sud… CONTINUE READING
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