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Research Article

First Report of Sylvatic DENV-2-Associated Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever in West Africa

  • Leticia Franco equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Leticia Franco, Gustavo Palacios

    francolet@isciii.es

    Affiliation: National Center for Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain

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  • Gustavo Palacios equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Leticia Franco, Gustavo Palacios

    Affiliation: Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • José Antonio Martinez,

    Affiliation: Hospital Infanta Cristina, Parla, Madrid, Spain

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  • Ana Vázquez,

    Affiliation: National Center for Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain

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  • Nazir Savji,

    Affiliation: Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Fernando De Ory,

    Affiliation: National Center for Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain

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  • María Paz Sanchez-Seco,

    Affiliation: National Center for Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain

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  • Dolores Martín,

    Affiliation: Laboratorio Br Salud, San Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid, Spain

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  • W. Ian Lipkin,

    Affiliation: Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Antonio Tenorio

    Affiliation: National Center for Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain

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  • Published: August 02, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001251

About the Authors

Leticia Franco, Ana Vázquez, Fernando De Ory, María Paz Sanchez-Seco, Antonio Tenorio
National Center for Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
Gustavo Palacios, Nazir Savji, W. Ian Lipkin
Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
José Antonio Martinez
Hospital Infanta Cristina, Parla, Madrid, Spain
Dolores Martín
Laboratorio Br Salud, San Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid, Spain

Corresponding Author

Email: francolet@isciii.es

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LF GP AT. Performed the experiments: LF GP AV NS FO MPS-S DM. Analyzed the data: LF GP JAM FO DM AT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GP WIL AT. Wrote the paper: LF GP WIL AT. Clinical diagnosis and management: JAM DM. Read and approval of the manuscript: LF GP JAM AV NS FO MPS-S DM WIL AT.