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Volume 25, Number 4—April 2019

Seroprevalence of Zika and Dengue Virus Antibodies among Migrant Workers, Taiwan, 2017

Guey Chuen Perng, Tzu-Chuan Ho, Hsin-I Shih, Chia-Hua Lee, Pei-Wen Huang, Chih-Huan Chung, Nai-Ying Ko, Wen-Chien Ko, and Yu-Wen ChienComments to Author 
Author affiliations: National Cheng Kung University College of Medicine, Tainan, Taiwan (G.C. Perng, T.-C. Ho, H.-I. Shih, C.-H. Lee, P.-W. Huang, N.-Y. Ko, W.-C. Ko, Y.-W. Chien); National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan (H.-I. Shih, N.-Y. Ko, W.-C. Ko, Y.-W. Chien); Kuo General Hospital, Tainan (C.-H. Chung)

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Table 1

Zika virus and DENV serostatus for 600 migrant workers from Southeast Asia, Taiwan, 2017*

No. (%) workers
Zika virus IgG+

Zika virus IgG–
Zika virus IgM+
Zika virus IgM–
Zika virus IgM+
Zika virus IgM–
DENV IgM+ 0 3 (0.5) 0 0 3 (0.5)
11 (1.8)
213 (35.5)

6 (1.0)
251 (41.8)
481 (80.2)
DENV IgM+ 0 0 0 0 0
6 (1.0)

1 (0.2)
109 (18.2)
116 (19.3)
Total 11 (1.8) 222 (37.0) 7 (1.2) 360 (60.0) 600 (100)

*DENV, dengue virus; +, positive; –, negative.

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