Travelers as Sentinels for Chikungunya Fever, Brazil
Tânia do Socorro Souza Chaves , Alessandra Cristina Guedes Pellini, Melissa Mascheretti, Maria Teresa Jahnel, Ana Freitas Ribeiro, Sueli Guerreiro Rodrigues, Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos, and Marcos Boulos
Author affiliations: University of São Paulo School of Medicine, São Paulo, Brazil (T.S.S. Chaves, M. Boulos); Emílio Ribas Institute of Infectious Diseases, São Paulo (T.S.S. Chaves); Center for Epidemiological Surveillance, São Paulo (A.C.G. Pellini, M. Mascheretti, M.T. Jahnel, A.F. Ribeiro); Evandro Chagas Institute, Belém, Brazil (S.G. Rodrigues, P.F.C. Vasconcelos)
Figure. Clinical features exhibited by patient with chikungunya, Brazil 2010. A) Desquamation of palms after maculopapular rash, 33 days after symptom onset. B) Desquamation of soles after maculopapular rash, 33 days after symptom onset.
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