Ross river virus antibody prevalence, Fiji Islands, 2013–2015

Maite Aubry, Mike Kama, Jessica Vanhomwegen, Anita Teissier, Teheipuaura Mariteragi-Helle, Stephane Hue, Martin L. Hibberd, Jean Claude Manuguerra, Ketan Christi, Conall H. Watson, Eric J. Nilles, Colleen L. Lau, John Aaskov, Didier Musso, Adam J. Kucharski, Van Mai Cao-Lormeau*

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    A unique outbreak of Ross River virus (RRV) infection was reported in Fiji in 1979. In 2013, RRV seroprevalence among residents was 46.5% (362/778). Of the residents who were seronegative in 2013 and retested in 2015, 10.9% (21/192) had seroconverted to RRV, suggesting ongoing endemic circulation of RRV in Fiji.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)827-830
    Number of pages4
    JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2019


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