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Volume 11, Number 5—May 2005
THEME ISSUE
Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

Dengue Antibody Prevalence in German Travelers

Ole Wichmann*Comments to Author , Annekathrin Lauschke*, Christina Frank†, Pei-Yun Shu‡, Matthias Niedrig†, Jyh-Hsiung Huang‡, Klaus Stark†, and Tomas Jelinek*
Author affiliations: *Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany; †Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany; ‡Center for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China

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Table 2

Frequencies of dengue serotypes that caused infections in German travelers according to year of travel and country of origin

Country of origin Dengue serotype (1996–1998)
Dengue serotype (2002–2004)
D-1 D-2 D-3 D-4 Unknown D-1 D-2 D-3 D-4 Unknown
Thailand 5 3 4 2 4 1 2 1
Indonesia 2 3 1 3
Indian subcontinent 1 1 3 2 1 1
Rest of Asia 1 1 1 1 2 1
The Americas and the Caribbean 2 2 3 2 3
Africa 1* 1 2† 1

*Seychelles.
†Angola and Kenya.

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