Urban epidemic of dengue virus serotype 3 infection, Senegal, 2009

Ousmane Faye, Yamar Ba, Oumar Faye, Cheikh Talla, Diawo Diallo, Rubing Chen, Mireille Mondo, Rouguiétou Ba, Edgard Macondo, Tidiane Siby, Scott C. Weaver, Mawlouth Diallo, Amadou Alpha Sall

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An urban epidemic of dengue in Senegal during 2009 affected 196 persons and included 5 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever and 1 fatal case of dengue shock syndrome. Dengue virus serotype 3 was identified from all patients, and Aedes aegypti mosquitoes were identified as the primary vector of the virus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)456-459
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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