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Chikungunya Fever in Clinically Diagnosed Patients: A Brief Report of Comparison Between Laboratory Confirmed and Discarded Cases

Nina Mendez-Dominguez 1 , * , Reinhard Janssen-Aguilar 2 , Freddy Pacheco-Tucuch 2 , Martin Inurreta-Diaz 2 and Salvador Gomez-Carro 3
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1 Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Departamento de Ecologia Humana, Merida, Mexico
2 . Universidad Marista de Merida
3 Hospital General “Dr. Agustin O’Horan”. Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
Article information
  • Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: October 2017, 12 (4); e12980
  • Published Online: October 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Brief Report
  • Received: July 4, 2016
  • Revised: May 10, 2017
  • Accepted: September 19, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.12980

To Cite: Mendez-Dominguez N, Janssen-Aguilar R, Pacheco-Tucuch F, Inurreta-Diaz M, Gomez-Carro S. Chikungunya Fever in Clinically Diagnosed Patients: A Brief Report of Comparison Between Laboratory Confirmed and Discarded Cases, Arch Clin Infect Dis. 2017 ; 12(4):e12980. doi: 10.5812/archcid.12980.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Limitations
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