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Volume 17, Number 2—February 2011

Research

Arbovirus Prevalence in Mosquitoes, Kenya

A. Desiree LaBeaudComments to Author , Laura J. Sutherland, Samuel Muiruri, Eric M. Muchiri, Laurie R. Gray, Peter A. Zimmerman, Amy G. Hise, and Charles H. King
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, California, USA (A.D. LaBeaud); Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (A.D. LaBeaud, L.J. Sutherland, L.R. Gray, P.A. Zimmerman, A.G. Hise, C.H. King); Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Nairobi, Kenya (S. Muiruri, E.M. Muchiri)

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Table 2

PCR results for RVFV and WNV in mosquito pools, by pool, Kenya, 2006–2007*

Virus and location No. positive/
no. tested (%) MIR estimate, % 95% CI
Total
WNV 19/105 (18) 2.3 1.3–3.6
RVFV
23/105 (22)
2.8
1.7–4.2
Gumarey
WNV 9/65 (14) 1.8 0.75–3.40
RVFV
19/65 (30)
3.9%
2.3–6.3
Sogan-Godud
WNV 10/40 (25) 3.0% 1.4–5.7
RVFV 4/40 (10) 1.1% 0.29–2.90

*RVFV, Rift Valley fever virus; WNV, West Nile virus; MIR, minimum infection rate; CI, confidence interval.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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