Reemergence of Chikungunya Virus in Bo, Sierra Leone

  title={Reemergence of Chikungunya Virus in Bo, Sierra Leone},
  author={Rashid Ansumana and Kathryn H Jacobsen and Tomasz A Leski and Andrea L. Covington and Umaru Bangura and Mary Hamer Hodges and Baochuan Lin and Alfred Swarray Bockarie and Joseph Morrison Lamin and Moses John Bockarie and David A. Stenger},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
We diagnosed 400 possible IgM-positive cases of chikungunya virus in Bo, Sierra Leone, during July 2012-January 2013 by using lateral flow immunoassays. Cases detected likely represent only a small fraction of total cases. Further laboratory testing is required to confirm this outbreak and characterize the virus. 
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