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Volume 14, Number 3—March 2008

Research

Chikungunya Fever in Travelers Returning to Europe from the Indian Ocean Region, 2006

Marcus Panning*1, Klaus Grywna*, Marjan Van Esbroeck†, Petra Emmerich*, and Christian Drosten*1Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany; †Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium;

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Table 1

Characteristics of chikungunya fever patients 
for whom travel and disease histories were known

Location visited Age, y
Sex
Mean Range M F
Mauritius (n = 69) 48.2 16–72 28 41
Seychelles (n = 17) 47.9 24–74 7 10
India (n = 15) 45.6 22–76 5 10
Réunion Island (n = 10) 47.3 17–78 3 7
Madagascar (n = 5) 45.2 29–53 4 1
Sri Lanka (n = 3) 38.7 34–48 3 0
Kenya (n = 1) 47 NA* 1 0
Indonesia (n = 1) 56 NA 0 1
Total (n = 121) 47.4 16–78 51 70

*NA, not applicable.

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1Current affiliation: University of Bonn Medical Centre, Bonn, Germany.

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