Volume 14, Number 1—January 2008
THEME ISSUE International Polar Year
Sindbis Virus Infection in Resident Birds, Migratory Birds, and Humans, Finland
Satu Kurkela*† , Osmo Rätti‡, Eili Huhtamo*, Nathalie Y. Uzcátegui*, J. Pekka Nuorti§, Juha Laakkonen*¶, Tytti Manni*, Pekka Helle#, Antti Vaheri*†, and Olli Vapalahti*†**
Author affiliations: *Haartman Institute at the University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; †Helsinki University Central Hospital Laboratory, Helsinki, Finland; ‡University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland; §National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland; ¶Finnish Forest Research Institute, Vantaa, Finland; #Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute, Oulu, Finland; **Basic Veterinary Sciences at the University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland;
Figure 2. Mean seroprevalence (1999–2003) and average annualized incidence (1995–2003) of Sindbis virus infection in the human population, Finland, according to age groups. *Standardized according to the age distribution of the Finnish population in the respective period.
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