A cluster of protracted migratory polyarthritis involving four adult family members occurred in January 2000 after a brief overnight outing in a rural area of Venezuela. Laboratory testing demonstrated Mayaro virus as the cause of the cluster. These results documented the first human cases of Mayaro virus in Venezuela.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|State||Published - Jul 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)