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Volume 21, Number 10—October 2015

Zika Virus Outbreak, Bahia, Brazil

Gubio S. Campos, Antonio C. Bandeira, and Silvia I. SardiComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil (G.S. Campos, S.I. Sardi); Hospital Aliança, Salvador (A.C. Bandeira)

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Characteristics of 24 patients with positive and negative results for infection with Zika virus, Brazil, 2015

Reverse transcription PCR result for Zika virus (no.) Mean (SD) patient age, y Patient sex, F/M No. (%)
Rash Fever Myalgia Headache
Positive (7) 33 (15) 6/1 6 (85.7) 3 (43) 4 (57.1) 3 (43)
Negative (17) 31 (8.5) 12/5 12 (70.6) 6 (35.3) 9 (53) 11 (64.7)

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