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Volume 12, Number 10—October 2006

Research

Novel Chikungunya Virus Variant in Travelers Returning from Indian Ocean Islands

Philippe Parola*†1, Xavier de Lamballerie‡§1, Jacques Jourdan¶, Clarisse Rovery*, Véronique Vaillant#, Philippe Minodier*, Philippe Brouqui*†, Antoine Flahault**, Didier Raoult†‡Comments to Author , and Rémi Charrel‡§
Author affiliations: *Hôpital Nord, Marseilles, France; †Unité des Rickettsies, Marseilles, France; ‡Fédération de Microbiologie Clinique Hôpital de la Timone, Marseilles, France; §Unité des Virus Emergents, Faculté de Médecine, Marseilles, France; ¶Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Nîmes, France; #Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France; **Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

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Figure 1

Evolution of viral load and blood cell counts in a 73-year-old man who had returned from Reunion during the acute phase of chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection. PMN, polymorphonuclear leukocytes.

Figure 1. Evolution of viral load and blood cell counts in a 73-year-old man who had returned from Reunion during the acute phase of chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection. PMN, polymorphonuclear leukocytes.

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1These authors contributed equally to this study.

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