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Volume 24, Number 8—August 2018

Detection of Dengue Virus among Children with Suspected Malaria, Accra, Ghana

Nicholas Amoako, Samuel Duodu, Francis E. Dennis, Joseph H.K. Bonney, Kwaku P. Asante, Juliana Ameh, Lydia Mosi, Takaya Hayashi, Eudosia E. Agbosu, Deborah Pratt, Darwin J. Operario, Barry Fields, Jie Liu, Eric R. Houpt, George E. Armah, Justin Stoler, and Gordon A. AwandareComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana (N. Amoako, S. Duodu, F.E. Dennis, J.H.K. Bonney, L. Mosi, T. Hayashi, E.E. Agbosu, D. Pratt, G.E. Armah, G.A. Awandare); Kintampo Health Research Centre, Kintampo, Ghana (N. Amoako, K.P. Asante); Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly Hospital, Teshie, Accra, Ghana (J. Ameh); Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan (T. Hayashi); University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA (D.J. Operario, J. Liu, E.R. Houpt); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (B. Fields); University of Miami, Florida, USA (J. Stoler).

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Table 1

Pathogens tested for by using the customized AFI TaqMan array card used in study of dengue virus among 166 children with suspected malaria, Accra, Ghana, October 2016–July 2017*

Bartonella spp.
Brucella spp.
Bundibugyo virus
Coxiella burnetii
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus
Chikungunya virus
Dengue virus
Ebola virus
Hepatitis E virus
Lassa virus
Leishmania spp.
Leptospira spp.
Marburg virus
Nipah virus
O’nyong-nyong virus
Plasmodium spp.
Rickettsia spp.
Rift Valley fever virus
Salmonella spp.
Sudan virus
Trypanosoma brucei
West Nile virus
Yersinia pestis
Yellow fever virus
Zika virus

*Applied Biosystems, Carlsbad, CA, USA, AFI, acute febrile illness.

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