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Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical

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Abstract

ALBUQUERQUE, Isabella Gomes Cavalcanti de et al. Chikungunya virus infection: report of the first case diagnosed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 2012, vol.45, n.1, pp. 128-129. ISSN 0037-8682.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0037-86822012000100026.

Initially diagnosed in Africa and Asia, the Chikungunya virus has been detected in the last three years in the Caribbean, Italy, France, and the United States of America. Herein, we report the first case for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2010.

Keywords : Chikungunya; Virus; Infection.

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