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Volume 16, Number 3—March 2010

Research

Chikungunya Virus Infection during Pregnancy, Réunion, France, 2006

Xavier FritelComments to Author , Olivier Rollot, Patrick Gérardin, Bernard-Alex Gaüzère, Jacques Bideault, Louis Lagarde, Barbara Dhuime, Eric Orvain, Fabrice Cuillier, Duksha Ramful, Sylvain Sampériz, Marie-Christine Jaffar-Bandjee, Alain Michault, Liliane Cotte, Monique Kaminski, Alain Fourmaintraux, and the Chikungunya-Mère-Enfant Team
Author affiliations: Centre Hospitalier Régional de la Réunion, Saint-Denis, France (X. Fritel, P. Gérardin, B.-A. Gaüzère, E. Orvain, F. Cuillier, D. Ramful, S. Sampériz, M.-C. Jaffar-Bandjee, A. Michault, L. Cotte, A. Fourmaintraux); Centre d’Investigation Clinique–Epidémiologie Clinique de la Réunion, Saint-Denis (O. Rollot, P. Gérardin); Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Villejuif, France (X. Fritel, P. Gérardin, M. Kaminski); Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal de Saint-Benoit-Saint-André, Saint-Benoit, France (J. Bideault); Centre Hospitalier Gabriel-Martin, Saint-Paul, France (L. Lagarde); Clinique Sainte-Clotilde, Saint-Denis (B. Dhuime); Université Pierre et Marie Curie 6, Paris, France (X. Fritel, P. Gérardin, M. Kaminski)

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Table 1

Chikungunya virus infections in 1,400 pregnant women, by onset or lack of symptoms, Réunion, France, 2006*

Symptoms No. infected Diagnosis
Symptoms during pregnancy, n = 705
Yes 658 Exposed
No 6 Not exposed
Unknown
41
Excluded
No symptoms, n = 668
Yes 46 Excluded
No
622
Not exposed
Symptoms before pregnancy, n = 27
Yes 27 Not exposed


*Infection was confirmed by positive serologic or reverse transcription–PCR results. Women infected before pregnancy were considered not infected during pregnancy.

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