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Silent circulation of Rift Valley Fever in humans, Botswana, 2013¿2014

Sanderson C.E., Jori F., Moolla N., Paweska J., Oumer N., Alexander K.A.. 2020. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 26 (10) : p. 2453-2456.

DOI: 10.3201/eid2610.191837

We evaluated the prevalence of Rift Valley fever virus IgG and IgM in human serum samples (n = 1,276) collected in 2013¿2014 in northern Botswana. Our findings provide evidence of active circulation of this virus in humans in the absence of clinical disease in this region.

Mots-clés : Épidémiologie; maladie de l'homme; transmission des maladies; fièvre de la vallée du rift; virus de la fièvre de la vallée du rift; morbidité; botswana

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