Volume 22, Number 5—May 2016
Seroepidemiologic Screening for Zoonotic Viral Infections, Maputo, Mozambique
|Organism||No. (%) positive†|
|Chikungunya virus||15 (19.2)|
|Dengue virus||10 (12.8)‡|
|Rift Valley fever virus||1 (1.3)|
|West Nile virus||3 (3.8)|
|Malaria parasites||15 (19.2)§|
*Viral antibody–positive patients had positive IgG or IgM response for >1 of the zoonotic viruses in acute- or convalescent-phase serum samples. The overall malaria screening results for the study cohort is also presented
†Three of the 23 serology-positive patients were positive for dengue virus and West Nile virus IgG, of whom 2 were also positive for chikungunya virus IgG and 1 for Rift Valley fever virus IgG.
‡Including 2 dengue virus IgM-positive samples.
§Three of 15 malaria-positive patients had a positive serologic finding (2 for dengue virus IgG and 1 for chikungunya IgG).
1These authors contributed equally to this article.