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Volume 23, Number 4—April 2017
Dispatch

Zika Virus Seroprevalence, French Polynesia, 2014–2015

Maite AubryComments to Author , Anita Teissier, Michael Huart, Sébastien Merceron, Jessica Vanhomwegen, Claudine Roche, Anne-Laure Vial, Sylvianne Teururai, Sébastien Sicard, Sylvie Paulous, Philippe Desprès, Jean-Claude Manuguerra, Henri-Pierre Mallet, Didier Musso, Xavier Deparis, and Van-Mai Cao-Lormeau
Author affiliations: Institut Louis Malardé, Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia (M. Aubry, A. Teissier, C. Roche, S. Teururai, D. Musso, V.-M. Cao-Lormeau); Centre d’Épidémiologie et de Santé Publique des Armées, Marseille, France (M. Huart, S. Sicard, X. Deparis); Unité Mixte de Recherche Sciences Economiques et Sociales de la Santé et Traitement de l'Information Médicale, Marseille (M. Huart, S. Sicard, X. Deparis); Institut de la Statistique de la Polynésie Française, Papeete (S. Merceron); Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (J. Vanhomwegen, S. Paulous, J.-C. Manuguerra); Direction Départementale de la Cohésion Sociale et de la Protection des Populations, Yonne, France (A.-L. Vial); Direction de la Santé de la Polynésie Française, Papeete (A.-L. Vial, H.-P. Mallet); Université de La Réunion and UMR PIMIT, Sainte Clotilde, France (P. Desprès)

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Table

Zika virus seroprevalence among persons randomly recruited from the general population and among schoolchildren immediately after and 18 months after a Zika outbreak, French Polynesia, 2014 and 2015*

Sampled population, time of sampling, location of sampling Median age (range), y No. symptomatic/no. positive (% [95% CI]) No. asymptomatic/no. positive (% [95% CI]) Total no. seropositive/total no. tested (% [95% CI])
General population
February–March 2014
Society Islands 47 (13–77) 8/18 (44 [26–69]) 10/18 (56 [33–79]) 18/49 (37 [26–47])
Tuamotu Islands 39 (7–86) 12/22 (55 [34–75]) 10/22 (45 [25–66]) 22/49 (45 [38–52])
Marquesas Islands 45 (10–82) 16/28 (57 [39–75]) 12/28 (43 [24–61]) 28/49 (57 [47–68])
Austral–Gambier Islands 38 (7–84) 19/29 (66 [48–83]) 10/29 (34 [17–52]) 29/49 (59 [39–80])
Total
41 (7–86)
55/97 (57 [47–67])
42/97 (43 [33–53])
97/196 (49 [42–57])
September–November 2015




Society Islands
43 (4–88)
73/154 (47 [40–55])
81/154 (53 [45-61])
154/700 (22 [16–28])
Schoolchildren
May–June 2014




Society Islands 11 (6–16) 221/312 (71 [66–76[) 91/312 (29 [24–34]) 312/476 (66 [60–71])

*CIs were calculated taking into account the cluster sampling design (9) and using the Fisher exact test.

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