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Volume 11, Number 9—September 2005

Dengue Virus Type 3, Brazil, 2002

Rita Maria Ribeiro Nogueira*Comments to Author , Hermann Gonçalves Schatzmayr*, Ana Maria Bispo de Filippis*, Flávia Barreto dos Santos*, Rivaldo Venâncio da Cunha†, Janice Oliveira Coelho‡, Luiz José de Souza§, Flávia Ramos Guimarães*, Eliane Saraiva Machado de Araújo*, Thatiane Santos De Simone*, Meri Baran¶, Gualberto Teixeira#, and Marize Pereira Miagostovich*
Author affiliations: *Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil; †Faculdade de Medicina de Mato Grosso do Sul, Campo Grande, Brazil; ‡Instituto de Pesquisa Clínica Evandro Chagas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; §Centro de Referencia de Dengue, Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil; ¶Secretaria Municipal de Saúde do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; #Secretaria de Saúde do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Table 3

Dengue virus detection according to tissues samples analyzed from patients with laboratory-confirmed fatal cases*

Tissues sample RT-PCR positive/studied Virus isolation positive/studied Immunohistochemistry positive/studied
Liver 7/7 2/6 15/23
Lung 4/4 0/4 2/10
Brain 3/3 0/3 2/7
Kidney 2/2 0/2 0
Spleen 1/1 0/1 4/11

*RT-PCR, reverse transcriptase–polymerase chain reaction.

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