Meningitis Serogroup W135 Outbreak, Burkina Faso, 2002.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/17732
Title:
Meningitis Serogroup W135 Outbreak, Burkina Faso, 2002.
Authors:
Nathan, N; Rose, A M C; Legros, D; Tiendrebeogo, S R M; Bachy, C; Bjørløw, E; Firmenich, P; Guerin, P J; Caugant, D A
Journal:
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Abstract:
In 2002, the largest epidemic of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W135 occurred in Burkina Faso. The highest attack rate was in children <5 years of age. We describe cases from 1 district and evaluate the performance of the Pastorex test, which had good sensitivity (84%) and specificity (89%) compared with culture or PCR.
Affiliation:
Epicentre, Paris, France.
Publisher:
Published by Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Issue Date:
Jun-2007
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/17732
PubMed ID:
17553237
Additional Links:
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid
Language:
en
ISSN:
1080-6040
Appears in Collections:
Other Diseases; Other Diseases; Other Diseases; Other Diseases

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorNathan, N-
dc.contributor.authorRose, A M C-
dc.contributor.authorLegros, D-
dc.contributor.authorTiendrebeogo, S R M-
dc.contributor.authorBachy, C-
dc.contributor.authorBjørløw, E-
dc.contributor.authorFirmenich, P-
dc.contributor.authorGuerin, P J-
dc.contributor.authorCaugant, D A-
dc.date.accessioned2008-02-07T16:02:10Z-
dc.date.available2008-02-07T16:02:10Z-
dc.date.issued2007-06-
dc.identifier.citationMeningitis Serogroup W135 Outbreak, Burkina Faso, 2002. 2007, 13 (6):920-3 Emerging Infect. Dis.en
dc.identifier.issn1080-6040-
dc.identifier.pmid17553237-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/17732-
dc.description.abstractIn 2002, the largest epidemic of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W135 occurred in Burkina Faso. The highest attack rate was in children <5 years of age. We describe cases from 1 district and evaluate the performance of the Pastorex test, which had good sensitivity (84%) and specificity (89%) compared with culture or PCR.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPublished by Centers for Disease Control (CDC)-
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid-
dc.rightsArchived on this site by permission of CDCen
dc.subject.meshAdolescenten
dc.subject.meshAdulten
dc.subject.meshAge Factorsen
dc.subject.meshBacteriological Techniquesen
dc.subject.meshBurkina Fasoen
dc.subject.meshChilden
dc.subject.meshChild, Preschoolen
dc.subject.meshDisease Outbreaksen
dc.subject.meshFemaleen
dc.subject.meshHumansen
dc.subject.meshIncidenceen
dc.subject.meshInfanten
dc.subject.meshMaleen
dc.subject.meshMeningitis, Meningococcalen
dc.subject.meshNeisseria meningitidis, Serogroup W-135en
dc.subject.meshPolymerase Chain Reactionen
dc.subject.meshSensitivity and Specificityen
dc.titleMeningitis Serogroup W135 Outbreak, Burkina Faso, 2002.en
dc.contributor.departmentEpicentre, Paris, France.en
dc.identifier.journalEmerging Infectious Diseasesen

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