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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.
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
refterms.dateFOA2019-03-04T09:10:34Z
html.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.


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