Outbreak of chikungunya due to virus of Central/East African genotype in Malaysia.

@article{Noridah2007OutbreakOC,
  title={Outbreak of chikungunya due to virus of Central/East African genotype in Malaysia.},
  author={O Noridah and V. Paranthaman and Shree K. Nayar and M Masliza and Kylathu Ranjit and Ismail Norizah and Y K Chem and Bulut Mustafa and Verasingam Kumarasamy and Kaw Bing Chua},
  journal={The Medical journal of Malaysia},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={
          323-8
        }
}
Chikungunya is an acute febrile illness caused by an alphavirus which is transmitted by infective Aedes mosquitoes. Two previous outbreaks of chikungunya in Malaysia were due to chikungunya virus of Asian genotype. The present outbreak involved two adjoining areas in the suburb of Ipoh city within the Kinta district of Perak, a state in the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia. Thirty seven residents in the main outbreak area and two patients in the secondary area were laboratory confirmed to… CONTINUE READING

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