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Human monkeypox in Kasai Oriental, Zaire (1996-1997).

Abstract

Monkeypox is an orthopoxvirus with enzootic circulation in the rainforests of central and western Africa; the virus can be transmitted to humans and cause a syndrome clinically similar to smallpox (e.g., pustular rash, fever, respiratory symptoms, and

Auteurs: Mwanbal PT Tshioko KF Moudi A Mukinda V Mwema GN Messinger D Okito L Barakymfyte D Malfait P Pebody R Szczeniowski M Esteves K Heymann D Hutin Y Williams RJ Khan AS Esposito JJ
Référence de l'article: Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin 1997 May ; 2(5); 33-35. doi: . Epub 2003 04 25
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Auteurs: Nabeth P Vasset B Guérin P Doppler B Tectonidis M
Référence de l'article: Lancet (London, England) 1997 Apr 05; 349(9057); 1031-2. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(05)62939-X. Epub 1997 04 30
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Meningitis outbreaks and vaccination strategy.

Abstract

Three outbreaks of meningitis caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A (subgroup III) are described: Niger (1991), Burundi (1992), and Guinea (1993).

Auteurs: Varaine F Caugant DA Riou JY Kondé MK Soga G Nshimirimana D Muhirwa G Ott D Høiby EA Fermon F Moren A
Référence de l'article: Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene ; 91(1); 3-7. doi: . Epub 1997 04 17
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Epidemics of serogroup A Neisseria meningitidis of subgroup III in Africa, 1989-94.

Abstract

A total of 125 strains of Neisseria meningitidis recovered in the course of outbreaks from patients with systemic disease in 11 African countries between 1989 and 1994 were analysed by serogrouping, serotyping and multilocus enzyme electrophoresis.

Auteurs: Guibourdenche M Høiby EA Riou JY Varaine F Joguet C Caugant DA
Référence de l'article: Epidemiology and infection 1996 Apr ; 116(2); 115-20. doi: . Epub 1996 06 18