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Volume 15, Number 6—June 2009

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Tropheryma whipplei in Fecal Samples from Children, Senegal

Florence Fenollar, Jean-François Trape, Hubert Bassene, Cheikh Sokhna, and Didier RaoultComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France (F. Fenollar, J.-F. Trape, H. Bassene, C. Sokhna, D. Raoult); Pôle de Maladies Infectieuses, Marseille (F. Fenollar, D. Raoult); Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Dakar, Senegal (J.-F. Trape, H. Bassene, C. Sokhna, D. Raoult)

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Figure 1

Location of Dielmo and Ndiop in Senegal, Africa. Plus-symbol lines define the Senegal frontiers. The number of fecal samples positive for Tropheryma whipplei and number tested for children in each age group was as follows: Dielmo, 1/13 from children <8 months of age, 5/9 from children 8–24 months of age, and 19/54 from children 2–10 years; Ndiop, 1/5 for children <8 months of age, 5/18 from children 8–24 months of age, and 27/51 from children 2–10 years of age.

Figure 1. Location of Dielmo and Ndiop in Senegal, Africa. Plus-symbol lines define the Senegal frontiers. The number of fecal samples positive for Tropheryma whipplei and number tested for children in each age group was as follows: Dielmo, 1/13 from children <8 months of age, 5/9 from children 8–24 months of age, and 19/54 from children 2–10 years; Ndiop, 1/5 for children <8 months of age, 5/18 from children 8–24 months of age, and 27/51 from children 2–10 years of age.

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