An outbreak of dengue virus at Rio de Janeiro--1986.

H. G. Schatzmayr, R. M. Nogueira, A. P. Travassos da Rosa

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Dengue virus type 1 has been isolated in Aedes albopictus cell strain, from sera of patients living in the Nova Iguaçu county, by Rio de Janeiro. The clinical picture was characterized by fever, headache, retrobulbar pain, backache, pains in the muscles and the joints and prostration. Studies in paired sera confirmed the presence of recent infection by dengue virus type 1. The outbreak reached adjacent areas, including Rio de Janeiro city (May, 1986).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)245-246
Number of pages2
JournalMemórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986


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Schatzmayr, H. G., Nogueira, R. M., & Travassos da Rosa, A. P. (1986). An outbreak of dengue virus at Rio de Janeiro--1986. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 81(2), 245-246.