Epidemic Oropouche virus disease in Northern Brazil

James LeDuc, A. L. Hoch, F. P. Pinheiro, P. A. Travassos da Rosa

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Abstract

An epidemic of Oropouche virus occurred in a rural part of northern Brazil in 1978. Findings related to that event suggest that approximately 40 percent of the local residents were infected. The probable vector was a biting midge, Culicoides paraensis, from which the virus was recovered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-103
Number of pages7
JournalBulletin of the Pan American Health Organization
Volume15
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

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LeDuc, J., Hoch, A. L., Pinheiro, F. P., & Travassos da Rosa, P. A. (1981). Epidemic Oropouche virus disease in Northern Brazil. Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization, 15(2), 97-103.

Epidemic Oropouche virus disease in Northern Brazil. / LeDuc, James; Hoch, A. L.; Pinheiro, F. P.; Travassos da Rosa, P. A.

In: Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization, Vol. 15, No. 2, 1981, p. 97-103.

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LeDuc, J, Hoch, AL, Pinheiro, FP & Travassos da Rosa, PA 1981, 'Epidemic Oropouche virus disease in Northern Brazil', Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 97-103.
LeDuc, James ; Hoch, A. L. ; Pinheiro, F. P. ; Travassos da Rosa, P. A. / Epidemic Oropouche virus disease in Northern Brazil. In: Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization. 1981 ; Vol. 15, No. 2. pp. 97-103.
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