Rift Valley fever epidemic in Saudi Arabia: epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory characteristics.

@article{Madani2003RiftVF,
  title={Rift Valley fever epidemic in Saudi Arabia: epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory characteristics.},
  author={Tariq Ahmed Madani and Yagob Y. Al-Mazrou and Mohammad H Al-Jeffri and Amin A Mishkhas and Abdullah Mohamed Al-Rabeah and Adel M Turkistani and Mohammad O Al-Sayed and Abdullah A Abodahish and Ali Saeed Khan and Thomas Ksiazek and Osama Shobokshi},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2003},
  volume={37 8},
  pages={1084-92}
}
This cohort descriptive study summarizes the epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory characteristics of the Rift Valley fever (RVF) epidemic that occurred in Saudi Arabia from 26 August 2000 through 22 September 2001. A total of 886 cases were reported. Of 834 reported cases for which laboratory results were available, 81.9% were laboratory confirmed, of which 51.1% were positive for only RVF immunoglobulin M, 35.7% were positive for only RVF antigen, and 13.2% were positive for both. The… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 11 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 159 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 references

California encephalitis, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, and bunyaviridae hemorrhagic fevers

  • CJ Peters
  • 2000
1 Excerpt

Emergence of Rift Valley fever

  • CJ Peters
  • Saluzzo JF, Dodet B, eds. Factors in the…
  • 1997
1 Excerpt

Rift Valley fever

  • JH Steele
  • Handbook series in zoonoses
  • 1994

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…