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Volume 22, Number 12—December 2016

Rift Valley Fever Outbreak in Livestock, Mozambique, 2014

José M. FafetineComments to Author , Peter Coetzee, Benjamin Mubemba, Ofélia Nhambirre, Luis Neves, J.A.W. Coetzer, and Estelle H. Venter
Author affiliations: Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique (J.M. Fafetine, O. Nhambirre); University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa (P. Coetzee, L. Neves, J.A.W. Coetzer, E.H. Venter); Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia (B. Mubemba)

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ELISA and RT-PCR results for sheep and goat serum specimens tested during Rift Valley Fever outbreak, Mozambique, 2014*

Results Goba District Xai-Xai District Chibuto District
Total 88 26 13
No. IgM positive 26 2 3
No. IgG positive 49 NT NT
No. IgM positive only 2 NA NA
No. IgG positive only 25 NA NA
No. RT-PCR positive 12 2 2
No. RT-PCR and IgM positive 1 2 2
No. RT- PCR and IgG positive 0 NA NA
No. RT-PCR, IgM and IgG positive 11 NA NA

*RVF, Rift Valley fever; RT-PCR, real-time quantitative reverse transcription PCR; NA, not available; NT, not tested.

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