Assessing the burden of arboviral diseases using a multiplexed serological survey in French Guiana

Description: 

Arboviral infections have become a significant public health problem with the emergence and re-emergence of arboviral diseases worldwide in recent decades. Given the increasing number of cases, geographic spread, but also health, social and economic impact of arboviral outbreaks, estimating their true burden represents a crucial issue but remains a difficult task. In French Guiana, the epidemiology of arboviral diseases has been marked by the occurrence several major dengue fever (DENV) outbreaks over the past few decades, recent emergences of Chikungunya (CHKV) and Zika virus (ZIKV) and the circulation of Mayaro virus (MAYV).

Objective: To assess the level of circulation of DENV, CHIKV, ZIKV, MAYV in French Guiana.

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Original Publication Year: 
2019
Event/Publication Date: 
January, 2019

June 18, 2019

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