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Volume 24, Number 1—January 2018

Emergence of Vaccine-Derived Polioviruses during Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak, Guinea, 2014–2015

Maria Dolores Fernandez-GarciaComments to Author , Manasi Majumdar, Ousmane Kebe, Aichatou D. Fall, Moussa Kone, Mouctar Kande, Moustapha Dabo, Mohamed Salif Sylla, Djenou Sompare, Wayne Howard, Ousmane Faye, Javier Martin1, and Kader Ndiaye1
Author affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Dakar, Senegal (M.D. Fernandez-Garcia, O. Kebe, A.D. Fall, O. Faye, K. Ndiaye); National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, Potters Bar, UK (M. Majumdar, J. Martin); World Health Organization, Conakry, Guinea (M. Kone, M. Kande); Guinean Ministry of Health, Conakry (M. Dabo, M.S. Sylla, D. Sompare); National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa (W. Howard)

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Table 4

Frequency of samples, AFP cases, contacts, cVDPVs isolated, NPEV cases, and Sabin-like poliovirus cases in Guinea, 2012–2016*

Year No. fecal samples received No. AFP cases No. contacts No. cVDPVs isolated from case-patients No. cVDPVs isolated from contacts No. NPEV-positive cases No. Sabin-like polioviruses
2012 366 185 0 0 0 23 12
2013 446 223 0 0 0 21 29
2014 258 132 0 1 0 22 1
2015 453 113 119 5 7 40 37
*AFP, acute flaccid paralysis; cVDPV, circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus; NPEV, nonpolio enterovirus.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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