Rift Valley Fever Outbreak with East-Central African Virus Lineage in Mauritania, 2003
Ousmane Faye*, Mawlouth Diallo*, Djibril Diop†, O. Elmamy Bezeid‡, Hampathé Bâ†, Mbayame Niang*, Ibrahima Dia*, Sid Ahmed Ould Mohamed†, Kader Ndiaye*, Diawo Diallo*, Peinda Ogo Ly*, Boubacar Diallo‡, Pierre Nabeth*, François Simon*, Baïdy Lô†, and Ousmane Madiagne Diop*
Author affiliations: *Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Sénégal; †Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, Nouakchott, Mauritania; ‡Centre National d’Elevage et de Recherche Vétérinaire, Nouakchott, Mauritania;
Figure 2. Investigation of human and animal contact around index and suspected case-patients (S) from Mauritania in 2003. For each case-patient (represented as a box), PCR, immunoglobulin M (IgM), or isolation (Isol)-positive test results are indicated below the sample number (e.g., 169867).(a/b), no. IgM positive/no. tested; S*, suspected case-patient before field investigation and subsequently confirmed positive by laboratory tests.
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