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Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: Dispatch, co-infection, wc_528, dengue virus, wa_110, wc_524, dengue, chikungunya, Guatemala, chikungunya viruses, qw_162, Co-infections with Chikungunya and Dengue Viruses, Guatemala, 2015

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mesheuropmc: viruses, virus diseases, parasitic diseases
We screened serum samples referred to the national reference laboratory in Guatemala that were positive for chikungunya or dengue viruses in June 2015. Co-infection with both viruses was detected by reverse transcription PCR in 46 (32%) of 144 samples. Specimens should be tested for both arboviruses to detect co-infections.
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