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Research Article

Chikungunya Fever: A Clinical and Virological Investigation of Outpatients on Reunion Island, South-West Indian Ocean

  • Simon-Djamel Thiberville mail,

    djamt@yahoo.fr

    Affiliations: UMR 190, Emergence des Pathologies Virales, Aix-Marseille Univ-IRD-EHESP French School of Public Health, University Hospital Institute for Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, Marseille, France, Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, AP-HM CHU Nord, University Hospital Institute for Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, Marseille, France

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  • Veronique Boisson,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Intensive Care, CHU South Site, Saint Pierre, Reunion, France

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  • Jean Gaudart,

    Affiliation: Aix-Marseille Univ, UMR192, SESSTIM (AMU, IRD, INSERM), Marseille, France

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  • Fabrice Simon,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France

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  • Antoine Flahault,

    Affiliation: EHESP French School of Public Health, Rennes-Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France

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  • Xavier de Lamballerie

    Affiliation: UMR 190, Emergence des Pathologies Virales, Aix-Marseille Univ-IRD-EHESP French School of Public Health, University Hospital Institute for Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, Marseille, France

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  • Published: January 17, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002004

About the Authors

Simon-Djamel Thiberville, Xavier de Lamballerie
UMR 190, Emergence des Pathologies Virales, Aix-Marseille Univ-IRD-EHESP French School of Public Health, University Hospital Institute for Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, Marseille, France
Simon-Djamel Thiberville
Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, AP-HM CHU Nord, University Hospital Institute for Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, Marseille, France
Veronique Boisson
Department of Medical Intensive Care, CHU South Site, Saint Pierre, Reunion, France
Jean Gaudart
Aix-Marseille Univ, UMR192, SESSTIM (AMU, IRD, INSERM), Marseille, France
Fabrice Simon
Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France
Antoine Flahault
EHESP French School of Public Health, Rennes-Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France

Corresponding Author

Email: djamt@yahoo.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SDT XDL AF. Performed the experiments: SDT VB. Analyzed the data: SDT XDL JG FS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SDT XDL VB AF. Wrote the paper: SDT XDL.