Long-Lasting Immune Protection and Other Epidemiological Findings after Chikungunya Emergence in a Cambodian Rural Community, April 2012.

@article{Galatas2016LongLastingIP,
  title={Long-Lasting Immune Protection and Other Epidemiological Findings after Chikungunya Emergence in a Cambodian Rural Community, April 2012.},
  author={Beatriz Galatas and Sowath Ly and Veasna Duong and Kathy Baisley and Kunthy Nguon and Siam Chan and Rekol Huy and Sovann Ly and Sopheak Sorn and Leakhann Som and Philippe Buchy and Arnaud Tarantola},
  journal={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={e0004281}
}
The East/Central/South African genotype of Chikungunya virus with the E1-A226V mutation emerged in 2011 in Cambodia and spread in 2012. An outbreak of 190 cases was documented in Trapeang Roka, a rural village. We surveyed 425 village residents within 3-4 weeks after the outbreak, and determined the sensitivity and specificity of case definitions and factors associated with infection by CHIKV. Self-reported clinical presentation consisted mostly of fever, rash and arthralgia. The presence of… CONTINUE READING