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Volume 10, Number 4—April 2004

Dispatch

Dengue Fever Outbreak in a Recreation Club, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Yukiko Wagatsuma*, Robert F. Breiman*Comments to Author , Anowar Hossain*, and Mahbubur Rahman*
Author affiliations: *Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Table 3

Survey of wet containers for Aedes larvae within and outside of the club

Place Container type No. of wet containers No. of positive containers No. of larvae Mosquito species
Aedes aegypti Ae. albopictus Others
Outside of premise boundary
Metallic drum cover
26
20
364
103
261
0
Outside of club building
Plastic glass
1
1
19
0
19
0
Manhole cover
6
1
4
4
0
0
Inside of club building
No wet container found
0
0
0
0
0
0
Rooftop of club building
Stagnant water on rooftop floor
1
1
5
5
0
0
Total 34 23a 392 112 280 0

a Overall container index (CI) was 68 (23/34 x 100).

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