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Volume 20, Number 8—August 2014

Co-circulation of Dengue and Chikungunya Viruses, Al Hudaydah, Yemen, 2012

Giovanni RezzaComments to Author , Gamal El-Sawaf, Giovanni Faggioni, Fenicia Vescio, Ranya Al Ameri, Riccardo De Santis, Ghada Helaly, Alice Pomponi, Dalia Metwally, Massimo Fantini, Hussein Qadi, Massimo Ciccozzi, and Florigio Lista
Author affiliations: Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy (G. Rezza, F. Vescio, M. Ciccozzi); Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt (G. El-Sawaf, G. Helaly, D. Metwally); Army Medical and Veterinary Research Center, Rome (G. Faggioni, R. De Santis, A. Pomponi, F. Lista); University of Sana’a, Yemen (R. Al Ameri, H. Qadi); University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome (M. Fantini)

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Table 1

Dengue virus–positive study participants by diagnostic category, Al Hudaydah, Yemen, 2012*

Study participants No. (%) participants by diagnostic category, infection history
IgM+/PCR−, recent infection PCR+/IgM−, acute infection IgM+/PCR+, acute infection IgM+ and/or PCR+, acute or recent infection IgM−/PCR−, no acute or recent infection Total
Total† 61 (15.2) 44 (11.0) 11 (2.7) 116 (29.0) 284 (71.0) 400 (100.0)
Positive for dengue virus IgG‡ 48 (78.7) 22 (50.0) 6 (54.5) 76 (65.5) 214 (75.3) 290 (72.5)

*+, positive; −, negative.
†The denominator is represented by the total study population.
‡The denominator is represented by the number of individuals in each category.

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