Clinical, virologic, and epidemiologic characteristics of dengue outbreak, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2014

Francesco Vairo, Leonard E G Mboera, Pasquale de Nardo, Ndekya M. Oriyo, Silvia Meschi, Susan F. Rumisha, Francesca Colavita, Athanas Mhina, Fabrizio Carletti, Elibariki Mwakapeje, Maria Rosaria Capobianchi, Concetta Castilletti, Antonino di Caro, Emanuele Nicastri, Mwelecele N. Malecela, Giuseppe Ippolito

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We investigated a dengue outbreak in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in 2014, that was caused by dengue virus (DENV) serotype 2. DENV infection was present in 101 (20.9%) of 483 patients. Patient age and location of residence were associated with infection. Seven (4.0%) of 176 patients were co-infected with malaria and DENV.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)895-899
Number of pages5
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2016


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Epidemiology

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