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No Evidence of Dengue Virus Circulation in Rural Gabon

Xavier Pourrut ; Dieudonné Nkoghé ; Jean-Paul Gonzalez ; Eric Leroy

Emerging Infectious Diseases, 01 August 2011, Vol.17(8), pp.1568-1569 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    No Evidence of Dengue Virus Circulation in Rural Gabon
  • Author/Creator: Xavier Pourrut ; Dieudonné Nkoghé ; Jean-Paul Gonzalez ; Eric Leroy
  • Language: English
  • Subjects: Dengue Virus ; Viruses ; Gabon ; Serology ; Circulation ; Humans ; Public Health
  • Is Part Of: Emerging Infectious Diseases, 01 August 2011, Vol.17(8), pp.1568-1569
  • Description: To the Editor: Dengue virus (DENV) is a mosquito-borne RNA virus belonging to the family Flaviviridae. It is composed of 4 closely related serotypes designated DENV-1–4. There are 2 transmission cycles for this virus. The endemic/epidemic cycle involves humans and the mosquito species Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus. The zoonotic or sylvatic cycle involves monkeys and sylvatic Aedes spp. mosquitoes (1).
  • Identifier: ISSN: 1080-6040 ; E-ISSN: 1080-6059 ; DOI: 10.3201/eid1708.110153