Epidemiology and vector efficiency during a dengue fever outbreak in Cixi, Zhejiang Province, China.

@article{Yang2009EpidemiologyAV,
  title={Epidemiology and vector efficiency during a dengue fever outbreak in Cixi, Zhejiang Province, China.},
  author={Tianci Yang and Liang Lu and Guiming Fu and Shi Jian Zhong and Gangqiang Ding and Rong Xu and Guangfeng Zhu and Nanfeng Shi and Feilong Fan and Qi-yong Liu},
  journal={Journal of vector ecology : journal of the Society for Vector Ecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={148-54}
}
An emigrant worker returning from Southeast Asia triggered the outbreak of a DF epidemic in Zhejiang province, China, in October, 2004. Eighty-three cases, mainly young and middle-aged people between 20 and 50 (78.3%), were reported in the area of Cixi. There were no obvious occupational patterns. The majority of cases were female, with a sex ratio of 1:1.86 (m:f). The dengue virus (DENV) strains from the epidemic area were isolated and identified as DENV-1, which belongs to Asian strain 1… CONTINUE READING

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