Rift Valley fever on the east coast of Madagascar.

@article{Morvan1991RiftVF,
  title={Rift Valley fever on the east coast of Madagascar.},
  author={J. Vorms-Le Morvan and Jean François Saluzzo and Didier Fontenille and PierreE. Rollin and Pierre Coulanges},
  journal={Research in virology},
  year={1991},
  volume={142 6},
  pages={
          475-82
        }
}
In March 1990, a Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) outbreak was suspected in the district of Fenerive on the east coast of Madagascar after an abnormally high incidence of abortions and disease in livestock. Sera from humans and cattle were tested for RVFV antibodies by immunofluorescence assay (IFA) and ELISA-IgM capture. Sera and mosquitoes collected in the same area were tested for virus isolation by tissue culture and suckling mouse intracerebral inoculation, and for antigen detection by an… CONTINUE READING
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