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Fegul To assess the effect of this epidemic, mortality rates in were compared with those in — for Ahmedabad population 3. Earlier studies showed that east central South African strain was responsible for the outbreak in Kerala Kumar et al. Historically, chikungunya was considered self-limiting and nonfatal. Browse forums All Browse by destination.

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Fegul To assess the effect of this epidemic, mortality rates in were compared with those in — for Ahmedabad population 3. Earlier studies showed that east central South African strain was responsible for the outbreak in Kerala Kumar et al. Historically, chikungunya was considered self-limiting and nonfatal. Browse forums All Browse by destination.

Miller R Simultaneous statistical inference. World Health Organization Chikungunya, India. Chikungunya outbreaks caused by African genotype, India. His primary research interests include management of primary health care, family planning programs, quality of care, reproductive healthcare, and maternal health programs. About Us Help Center. However, Health officials said no case of the disease was officially confirmed.

PLoS Med ; 3: Hence, we carried out a post-epidemic chiiun to estimate seroprevalence status [immunoglobulin G IgG ] in the community using commercially available indirect immunofluorescence test. Under these unprecedented circumstances, immunological diagnosis was not possible with the available facilities in the local hospitals. Analysis of our data shows that the mortality rate in Ahmedabad increased substantially in when compared with rates for the previous 4 years.

The population of districts of Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Kottayam Census of India is 1,, 1, and 1,, respectively. Kondekar S, Gogtay N Why chikungunya is called chikungunya. Health Alerts The mosquito control activities carried out were inefficient, owing to the vastness of area of the outbreak the area of 3 districts included in the study is 9, Km 2 and unplanned operational measures carried out without an efficient entomological surveillance mechanism and due to unpreparedness of the health authorities to handle such a widespread outbreak.

Deaths that occur at home are reported by the family to the local RBD officer of the ward in which their home is located. Open in a separate window. Mortality rate data for Ahmedabad are consistent with observations of other researchers that the virus may have mutated and become more dangerous than reported 8. Among 78 asymptomatic individuals, only 10 Footnotes Suggested citation for this article: All hotels in Kerala Average mortality rate for each month in was calculated by dividing the number of registered deaths for each month by the monthly population.

Age and gender specific distribution of population and sampling is shown in Fig. Interestingly, this activity coincided with the peak hours sunrise of biting activity of Ae. Mosquito nets, testing kits and other essential items were being distributed in the affected areas. The purpose of this study was to analyze the association between the chikungunya epidemic in India and the mortality rate in the city of Ahmedabad.

Despite the increase in deaths in Ahmedabad and reports of suspected deaths caused by chikungunya in Kerala State, India 13no systematic and comprehensive investigation of deaths in relation to this epidemic has been conducted by government authorities at the national or state level in India. Clin Microbiol Infec Deaths that occur in a hospital are reported by hospital authorities, who provide a medical certificate of death that is sent to the RBD officer in the city ward in which the hospital is located.

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Pierre Aubry, professor of tropical medicine for the French military. Both physicians have observed that CHIKV infection aggravated conditions of patients who had heart, kidney, liver and respiratory problems as well as those with diabetes. Meningoencephalitis has also been seen in connection with CHIKV infection, according to the physicians. Twenty-four died of neurological complications. Types of Laboratory tests available and specimens required :- Three main laboratory tests are used for diagnosing Chikungunya fevers: virus isolation, serological tests and molecular technique of Polymerase Chain Reaction PCR.

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Gugami Chikungunya fever? The role of environmental and individual factors in the social epidemiology of chikungunya disease on Mayotte Island. Chikungunya fever is caused by an arthropod-borne Alphavirusbelonging to family Togaviridaeprimarily transmitted to humans through the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes Pialoux et al. Seroprevalence and risk factors of Chikungunya virus infection in Mayotte, Indian Ocean, It seems there is no vaccine against it and although not fatal certainly sounds very unpleasant and can be debilitating for anything up to a few months after contracting it. Lancet Infect Dis ; 7: These factors could have contributed to the higher prevalence rate of chikungunya outbreak recorded in the rubber plantation belt in Kerala.

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Moogura Genome microevolution of chikungunya viruses causing the Indian Ocean outbreak. Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers. Chikungunya is Swahili for that which bends, a ksrala to the bent posture of patients who suffer from severe joint pain as a result of the affliction. The purpose of this study was to analyze the association between the chikungunya epidemic in India and the mortality rate in the city of Ahmedabad. What are the details required while posting a query?

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Epidemiology Chikungunya was first described in Tanzania, Africa in following an outbreak on the Makonde plateau. The disease was first described by Marion Robinson and W. An outbreak of chikungunya was discovered in Port Klang in Malaysia in affecting 27 people. In Mauritius, 3, islanders have been hit in There have also been cases in Madagascar, Mayotte and the Seychelles. In , there was a big outbreak in the Andhra Pradesh state in India. Nearly , people were affected by this disease.

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