High rates of co-infection of Dengue and Chikungunya virus in Odisha and Maharashtra, India during 2013.

  title={High rates of co-infection of Dengue and Chikungunya virus in Odisha and Maharashtra, India during 2013.},
  author={Tanuja Saswat and Abhishek Kumar and Sameer Kumar and Prabhudutta Mamidi and Sagarika Muduli and Nagen Kumar Debata and Niladri Shekhar Pal and Belluru M. Pratheek and Subhasis Chattopadhyay and Soma Chattopadhyay},
  journal={Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases},
Dengue viral (DENV) infection is endemic in different parts of India and because of similar primary signs and symptoms, Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is mostly undiagnosed. Hence, we investigated 204 suspected Dengue cases in a hospital based cross-sectional study in Odisha, India in 2013. It was observed that 50 samples were positive for DENV only, 28 were positive for CHIKV only and interestingly, 28 patients were co-infected with both DENV and CHIKV. Additionally, a total of 18 confirmed Dengue… CONTINUE READING
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