Volume 13, Number 10—October 2007
Global Poverty and Human Development
Plague Reappearance in Algeria after 50 Years, 2003
|Suspected||Clinical and epidemiologic characteristics compatible with plague; or, observation of suspect microorganisms on direct examination of clinical samples|
|Probable||Suspected case with anti-F1 antibodies in patient’s blood; or, suspected case with a positive RDT without isolation of Yersinia pestis or in the absence of other cases reported in a radius of 10 km around the case|
|Confirmed||Culture positive for Y. pestis; or, RDT positive and Y. pestis isolated from patients living in a radius of 10 km around the case|
*RDT, rapid diagnostic test.
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