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Volume 20, Number 2—February 2014

Reemergence of Rift Valley Fever, Mauritania, 2010

Ousmane Faye, Hampathé Ba, Yamar Ba, Caio C.M. Freire, Oumar Faye, Oumar Ndiaye, Isselmou O. Elgady, Paolo M.A. Zanotto, Mawlouth Diallo, and Amadou A. SallComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Dakar, Senegal (O. Faye, Y. Ba, O. Faye, M. Diallo, A.A. Sall); Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, Nouakchott, Mauritania (H. Ba, I. O. Elgady); University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (C.C.M. Freire, P.M.A. Zanotto)

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Table 1

Seroepidemiologic and virologic results for humans, Rift Valley Fever outbreak, Mauritania, 2010*

City No. tested No. positive for IgM against RVFV No. positive for RVFV by RT-PCR No. with isolated virus
Atar 54 12 10 3
Aoujeft 12 1 7 3
Akjoujt 10 0 4 0
Chinguetti 2 0 1 0
Kobeni 1 0 0 0
Tintane 1 0 0 0
Total 80 0 22 6

*RVFV, Rift Valley fever virus; RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR.

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