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Volume 13, Number 10—October 2007
THEME ISSUE
Global Poverty and Human Development

Research

Dengue Fever Seroprevalence and Risk Factors, Texas–Mexico Border, 2004

Joan Marie Brunkard*Comments to Author , Jose Luis Robles López†, Josue Ramirez‡, Enrique Cifuentes§, Stephen J. Rothenberg§¶, Elizabeth A. Hunsperger#, Chester G. Moore**, Regina M. Brussolo††, Norma A. Villarreal††, and Brent M. Haddad*
Author affiliations: *University of California, Santa Cruz, California, USA; †Servicios de Salud de la Jurisdicción Sanitaria III, Matamoros, Mexico; ‡Health Department–City of Brownsville, Brownsville, Texas, USA; §Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Cuernavaca, Mexico; ¶Centro de Investigacíon y de Estudios Avanzados–Instituto Politéchnico Nacional], Mérida, Mexico; #Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico; **Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; ††Laboratorio Estatal de Salud Pública de Tamaulipas, Ciudad Victoria, Mexico;

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Table 1

Prevalence of IgG dengue antibodies by age and sex, Brownsville, Texas, and Matamoros, Mexico, 2004*

Characteristic Brownsville, % Matamoros, %
Age group, y
15–24 8 79
25–34 45 75
35–44 43 72
45–54 45 80
55–64 35 79
65–74 43 95
>75
38
90
Sex
Male 35 72
Female 42 80

*IgG, immunoglobulin G.

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