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Volume 18, Number 3—March 2012

Dispatch

Chikungunya Outbreak in Guangdong Province, China, 2010

De Wu, Jie Wu, Qiaoli Zhang, Haojie Zhong, Changwen KeComments to Author , Xiaoling Deng, Dawei Guan, Hui Li, Yonghui Zhang, Huiqiong Zhou, Jianfeng He, Linghui Li, and Xingfen Yang
Author affiliations: Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Guangdong, China (D. Wu, J. Wu, D. Zhong, C. Ke, X. Deng, D. Guan, H. Li, Y. Zhang, H. Zhou, J. He, L. Li, X. Yang); Dongguan Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Dongguan, China (Q. Zhang)

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Characteristics of case-patients and serum sample detection for chikungunya virus, Guangdong, China, 2010*

Case-patient ID no. Age, y/sex Date of symptom onset, Sep 2010 Signs and symptoms
Test results
Fever Red face Headache Arthralgia Myalgia MR Virus isolation Real-time RT-PCR/RT-PCR IgM/ IgG
D10112 33/F 27 + + + + +/+ –/–
D10113 7/M 29 + + + + + + +/+ –/–
D10114 62/M 30 + + + + + +/+ –/–
D10115 48/F 30 + + + + +/+ –/–
D10116 60/M 28 + + + +/– –/–
D10117 39/M 27 + + + + + +/– +/–
D10118† 59/M 19 + + + + ND –/ND +/+
D10119 59/F 26 + + + ND –/ND –/–
D10120 10/F 26 + + + ND –/ND +/–
D10121† 56/F 21 + + + + ND –/ND +/–
D10122† 24/F 21 + + + + + ND –/ND +/–
D10123 3/F 26 + + +/– –/–
D10124 60/M 26 + + + + +/+ –/–
D10125 60/F 29 + + + + +/+ +/–
D10126 39/M 28 + + + + +/+ +/–

*All samples were obtained on October 1, 2010. ID, identification; MR, maculopapular rash; RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR; +, positive; –, negative; ND, not done.
† Convalescent-phase case-patient.

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