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Volume 15, Number 4—April 2009

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Concurrent Chikungunya and Dengue Virus Infections during Simultaneous Outbreaks, Gabon, 2007

Eric M. LeroyComments to Author , Dieudoné Nkoghe, Benjamin Ollomo, Chimène Nze-Nkogue, Pierre Becquart, Gilda Grard, Xavier Pourrut, Rémi N. Charrel, Grégory Moureau, Angélique Ndjoyi-Mbiguino, and Xavier de Lamballerie
Author affiliations: Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon (E.M. Leroy, D. Nkoghe, B. Ollomo, C. Nze-Nkogue, P. Becquart, G. Grard, X. Pourrut); Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France (R. Charrel, G. Moureau, X. De Lamballerie); Université des Sciences de la Santé, Libreville, Gabon (A. Ndjoyi-Mbiguino)

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Chikungunya and dengue outbreaks in Gabon, 2007. Distribution of the outbreak and location of the 7 towns where suspected cases have been laboratory confirmed by using quantitative reverse transcription–PCR assay are shown. Chikungunya cases are represented by red circles, dengue cases by blue circles, and cases negative for the viruses by green circles. Testing methods are described in the footnote to the Table.

Figure 1. Chikungunya and dengue outbreaks in Gabon, 2007. Distribution of the outbreak and location of the 7 towns where suspected cases have been laboratory confirmed by using quantitative reverse transcription–PCR assay are shown. Chikungunya cases are represented by red circles, dengue cases by blue circles, and cases negative for the viruses by green circles. Testing methods are described in the footnote to the Table.

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