Mayaro fever in the city of Manaus, Brazil, 2007-2008.

  title={Mayaro fever in the city of Manaus, Brazil, 2007-2008.},
  author={Maria Paula Gomes Mour{\~a}o and Michele de Souza Bastos and Regina Maria Pinto De Figueiredo and Jo{\~a}o Bosco de Lima Gimaque and Elizabeth dos Santos Galusso and Val{\'e}ria Munique Kramer and C{\'i}ntia Mara Costa de Oliveira and Felipe Gomes Naveca and Luiz Tadeu de Moraes Figueiredo},
  journal={Vector borne and zoonotic diseases},
  volume={12 1},
Mayaro Alphavirus is an arbovirus that causes outbreaks of acute febrile illness in the Amazon region of South America. We show here the cases of Mayaro fever that occurred in 2007-2008, in Manaus, a large city and capital of the Amazonas State, in Western Brazilian Amazon. IgM antibodies to Mayaro virus (MAYV) were detected by an enzyme immunoassay using infected cell cultures as antigen in the sera of 33 patients from both genera and 6-65 years old. MAYV genome was also detected by RT-PCR in… CONTINUE READING


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