Detection of the Northeastern African Rift Valley Fever Virus Lineage During the 2015 Outbreak in Mauritania

@inproceedings{Bob2017DetectionOT,
  title={Detection of the Northeastern African Rift Valley Fever Virus Lineage During the 2015 Outbreak in Mauritania},
  author={Ndeye Sakha Bob and H{\^a}mpat{\'e} B{\^a} and Gamou Fall and Elkhalil Ishagh and Mamadou Y. Diallo and Abdourahmane Sow and Pape Mback{\'e} Semb{\`e}ne and Ousmane Faye and Brahim El Kouri and Mohamed Lemine Sidi and Amadou A Sall},
  booktitle={Open forum infectious diseases},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an acute viral anthropozoonosis that causes epizootics and epidemics among livestock population and humans. Multiple emergences and reemergences of the virus have occurred in Mauritania over the last decade. This article describes the outbreak that occurred in 2015 in Mauritania and reports the results of serological and molecular investigations of blood samples collected from suspected RVF patients. METHODS An RVF outbreak was reported from 14 September… CONTINUE READING

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