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Outbreak of Oropouche Virus in French Guiana

Dominique Rousset


Oropouche fever is a zoonotic dengue-like syndrome caused by Oropouche virus. In August–September 2020, dengue-like syndrome developed in 41 patients in a remote rainforest village in French Guiana. By PCR or microneutralization, 23 (82.1%) of 28 tested patients were positive for Oropouche virus, documenting its emergence in French Guiana.
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pasteur-03691075 , version 1 (08-06-2022)


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Mélanie Gaillet, Clara Pichard, Johana Restrepo, Anne Lavergne, Lucas Perez, et al.. Outbreak of Oropouche Virus in French Guiana. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2021, 27 (10), pp.2711-2714. ⟨10.3201/eid2710.204760⟩. ⟨pasteur-03691075⟩
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