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Volume 17, Number 5—May 2011

Letter

West Nile Virus Infection, Assam, India

Siraj A. KhanComments to Author , Prafulla Dutta, Abdul M. Khan, Pritom Chowdhury, Jani Borah, Pabitra Doloi, and Jagadish Mahanta
Author affiliations: Author affiliation: Regional Medical Research Centre, Assam, India

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Incidence of JEV and WNV infections among patients with acute encephalitis syndrome, Assam, India*

District No. with acute encephalitis syndrome No. positive/no. tested
JEV WNV
Dhemaji 1 0/1 0/0
Dibrugarh 29 9/29 6/29
Golaghat 81 47/81 2/18
Jorhat 15 8/15 0/15
Lakhimpur 6 5/6 0/6
Sivasagar 30 9/30 2/30
Tinsukia
5
2/5
2/5
Total 167 80/167 12/103†

*JEV, Japanese encephalitis virus; WNV, West Nile virus.
†One person was not included because the address could not be verified.

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