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Volume 19, Number 2—February 2013

Seroprevalence of Dengue in American Samoa, 2010

Jennifer DuncombeComments to Author , Colleen Lau, Philip Weinstein, John Aaskov, Michelle Rourke, Richard Grant, and Archie Clements
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (J. Duncombe, C. Lau, A. Clements); University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (P. Weinstein); Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane (J. Aaskov); Australian Army Malaria Institute, Brisbane (M. Rourke, R. Grant)

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Prevalence of IgG against dengue virus among 794 adults, American Samoa, 2010*

Characteristic No. positive/no. tested % Positive (95% CI)
Dengue IgG status
Negative, PBU <9.0 29/794 3.6 (2.6–5.2)
Equivocal, PBU 9.0–11.0 6/794 0.8 (0.35–1.6)
Positive, PBU >11.0
95.6 (93.9–96.8)
M 402/418 96.2 (93.9–97.6)
94.9 (92.2–96.7)
Age, y
18–25 179/201 89.1 (84.0–92.6)
26–40 216/217 99.5 (97.5–99.9)
41–53 182/187 97.3 (93.9–98.8)
96.3 (92.6–98.2)
Total NA NA

*PBU, PanBio units; NA, not applicable.

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