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Volume 26, Number 11—November 2020

Chikungunya Virus Infection in Blood Donors and Patients During Outbreak, Mandalay, Myanmar, 2019

Aung Kyaw Kyaw1, Mya Myat Ngwe Tun1Comments to Author , Takeshi Nabeshima, Aung Min Soe, Thida, Thet Htoo Aung, Thein Thein Htwe, Su Su Myaing, Tu Tu Mar, Thida Aung, Khin Moh Moh Win, Khin Mar Myint, Ei Phyu Lwin, Hlaing Myat Thu, Corazon C Buerano, Kyaw Zin Thant, and Kouichi MoritaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Department of Medical Research, Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar (A.K. Kyaw, A.M. Soe, Thida, T.H. Aung, T.T. Htwe. S.S. Myaing, T.T. Mar, T. Aung, K.M.M. Win, H.M. Thu, K.Z. Thant); Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan (M.M. Ngwe Tun, T. Nabeshima, A.M. Soe, K. Morita); Mandalay General Hospital, Mandalay, Myanmar (K.M.M. Win); 550-Bedded Mandalay Children Hospital, Mandalay, Myanmar (E.P. Lwin, K.M. Myint); St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, the Philippines (C.C. Buerano)

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Table 1

Clinical manifestations of blood donors and patients with acute febrile illness who were confirmed as having chikungunya virus infection, Myanmar

No. positive/no. tested (%)
Blood donors 16/500 (3.2)
16/16 (100.0)
Patients with acute febrile illness 31/151 (20.5)
Acute viral infection 19/31 (61.3)
Meningitis 2/31 (6.5)
Viral encephalitis 2/31 (6.5)
Dengue virus infection 5/31 (16.1)
Chikungunya virus infection 1/31 (3.2)
Febrile convulsion 2/31 (6.5)

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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