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Volume 10, Number 3—March 2004

Research

Acute Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis among Febrile Patients, Cameroon

Lucy M. Ndip*, Donald H. Bouyer†, Amelia P.A. Travassos Da Rosa†, V.P.K. Titanji*, Robert B. Tesh†, and David H. Walker†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Buea, Buea, South West Province, Cameroon; †University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA

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Table 2

Geographic origin of 234 Cameroonian patients with antibodies to chikungunya, yellow fever, dengue, West Nile, and Spondweni virusesa

Antigen Buea
(n = 52) Limbe
(n =27) Muyuka
(n = 22) Tiko
(n = 133) Total Geometric mean titerb
Chikungunya
15
18
5
65
103
250
Yellow fever
12
10
4
67
93
56
Dengue 1
5
11
5
59
80
91
Dengue 2
6
9
5
55
75
66
Dengue 3
6
6
3
41
56
71
Dengue 4
4
6
3
42
55
85
West Nile
0
9
2
51
62
71
Spondweni 0 9 3 53 65 77

aAs detected by hemagglutination inhibition test.
bReciprocal of titers.

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