Volume 9, Number 7—July 2003
Probable Dengue Virus Infection Among Italian Troops, East Timor, 1999–2000
|Clinical assessment||Serologic findings of recent dengue infectiona
|No. supportive (%)||No. not supportive (%)||Total no. (%)|
|Undetermined febrile illnessa
|Total||27 (100)||214 (100)||241 (100)|
aAll military personnel with supportive serologic findings belonged to the army contingent (N=241). Probable dengue cases are represented by the 16 soldiers with clinical manifestations compatible with DF (suspected dengue) and serologic findings supportive of a recent dengue infection.
bCases are defined in the section “Materials and Methods.”
1The East Timor Dengue Study Group: Roberto Biselli, Glauco Calì, Maria Rosaria Capobianchi, Maria Grazia Ciufolini, Raffaele D’Amelio, Paolo Di Zenzo, Giovanni Fascia, Cristiano Fiorentini, Alberto Germani, Michele Giattino, Giuseppe Ippolito, Florigio Lista, Fabio Magurano, Antonella Marchi, Loredana Nicoletti, Mario Stefano Peragallo, Alessandro Polidori, Giuseppe Sarnicola, and Antonio Stella.
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