Latest Publications and Research on Chikungunya
Evidence of vertical transmission of Zika virus in field-collected eggs of Aedes aegypti in the Brazilian Amazon.
Costa CFD, Silva AVD, Nascimento VAD, Souza VC, Monteiro DCDS, Terrazas WCM, Dos Passos RA, Nascimento S, Lima JBP, Naveca FG
Arboviruses are viruses transmitted to humans and other animals by the bite of hematophagous arthropods. Infections caused by chikungunya virus (CHIKV... Read More
PLoS Negl Trop Dis
Current challenges and implications for dengue, chikungunya and Zika seroprevalence studies worldwide: A scoping review.
Fritzell C, Rousset D, Adde A, Kazanji M, Van Kerkhove MD, Flamand C
Arboviral infections are a public health concern and an escalating problem worldwide. Estimating the burden of these diseases represents a major chall... Read More
Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 2018 Jul 11
Chikungunya chronic disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Paixão ES, Rodrigues LC, Costa MDCN, Itaparica M, Barreto F, Gérardin P, Teixeira MG
Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne disease caused by an arthritogenic alphavirus, with four genotypes: East Central South African (ECSA), West African, E... Read More
2018 Jul 13
Comments on "Frequency of Chronic Joint Pain following Chikungunya Infection: A Colombian Cohort Study", a need for unified chronic case definition.
Cardona-Ospina JA, Rodríguez-Morales AJ, Teixeira MG, Gérardin P
We read with interest the manuscript by Chang et al entitled "Frequency of Chronic Joint Pain Following Chikungunya Virus Infection" (1). Although it ... Read More
2018 Jul 12
Reply to Comments on "The frequency of Chronic Joint Pain Following Chikungunya Virus Infection A Colombian Cohort Study".
Chang AY, Encinales L, Firestein GS, Simon GL, Bethony JM
We thank Sharma et al. and Cardona-Ospina et al. for sharing their experience and discussion. One of the limitations of our evaluation of the cohort w... Read More