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Volume 18, Number 4—April 2012

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Surveillance for West Nile, Dengue, and Chikungunya Virus Infections, Veneto Region, Italy, 2010

Federico GobbiComments to Author , Luisa Barzon, Gioia Capelli, Andrea Angheben, Monia Pacenti, Giuseppina Napoletano, Cinzia Piovesan, Fabrizio Montarsi, Simone Martini, Roberto Rigoli, Anna M. Cattelan, Roberto Rinaldi, Mario Conforto, Francesca Russo, Giorgio Palù, Zeno Bisoffi, and the Veneto Summer Fever Study Group
Author affiliations: Ospedale Sacro Cuore-Don Calabria, Negrar, Verona, Italy (F. Gobbi, A. Angheben, Z. Bisoffi); Università di Padova, Padua, Italy (L. Barzon, M. Pacenti, G. Palù); Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Padua (G. Capelli, F. Montarsi); Unità Locale Sanitaria 20–Regione Veneto, Verona (G. Napoletano); Unità Locale Sanitaria 9–Treviso, Treviso, Italy (C. Piovesan); Entostudio, Brugine, Padua (S. Martini); Ospedale Cà Foncello, Treviso (R. Rigoli); Ospedale di Rovigo, Rovigo, Italy (A. M. Cattelan); Ospedale di Padova, Padua (R. Rinaldi); Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy (M. Conforto); Regione Veneto–Servizio Promozione e Sviluppo Igiene e Sanità Pubblica, Venice, Italy (F. Russo)

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Table A1

Description of 14 dengue cases and 1 chikungunya case, Veneto Region, Italy, 2010*

Infection/patient sex/age, y Country
of
exposure Time from symptom
onset to diagnosis, d Symptoms and signs
Laboratory results
Serotype
Fever Head
ache Joint
pain Muscle
pain Rash Vomiting Lymphadenopathy Rapid test IgG IgM PCR
Dengue
F/24 Bali 1 + + + + + + 3
M/34 India 4 + + + + + + + + + +
M/38 French Guyana NA + + + + + ND + + +
M/42 Cote d’Ivoire 3 + + + + 3
M/43 Vietnam 5 + + + + + + + 2
F/43 Cambodia 3 + + + + + + + 2
F/31 Caribbean 10 + + + + + + + 1
M/35 Lao People’s Democratic Republic 4 + + + + + + + + 2
M/40 Bangladesh 13 + + + +
F/51 India 7 + + + + +
M/44 Thailand 7 + + + + + +
F/17 Martinica 6 + + + + + +
M/36 Thailand 20 + + + +
M/25 India NA + + + +
Chikungunya, F/58 Bali NA + + + + ND + +

*+, positive; –, negative; NA, not applicable; ND, not done.

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1Additional members of the Veneto Summer Fever Study Group who contributed data: Margherita Cattai, Ercole Concia, Riccardo Cusinato, Roberto Ferretto, Ermenegildo Francavilla, Elisa Franchin, Giampietro Pellizzer, Francesca Pozza, Enzo Raise, Pierangelo Rovere, Piergiorgio Scotton, and Filippo Viviano.

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