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High Seroprevalence of Rift Valley Fever and Evidence for Endemic Circulation in Mbeya Region, Tanzania, in a Cross-Sectional Study

  • Norbert Heinrich equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Norbert Heinrich, Elmar Saathoff

    heinrich@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany, German Centre for Infection Research (DZIF), University of Munich, Munich, Germany

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  • Elmar Saathoff equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Norbert Heinrich, Elmar Saathoff

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany, German Centre for Infection Research (DZIF), University of Munich, Munich, Germany

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  • Nina Weller,

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany, German Centre for Infection Research (DZIF), University of Munich, Munich, Germany

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  • Petra Clowes,

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany, German Centre for Infection Research (DZIF), University of Munich, Munich, Germany, NIMR-Mbeya Medical Research Programme, Mbeya, Tanzania

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  • Inge Kroidl,

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany, German Centre for Infection Research (DZIF), University of Munich, Munich, Germany, NIMR-Mbeya Medical Research Programme, Mbeya, Tanzania

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  • Elias Ntinginya,

    Affiliation: NIMR-Mbeya Medical Research Programme, Mbeya, Tanzania

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  • Harun Machibya,

    Affiliation: Mbeya Regional Medical Office, Ministry of Health, Mbeya, Tanzania

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  • Leonard Maboko,

    Affiliation: NIMR-Mbeya Medical Research Programme, Mbeya, Tanzania

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  • Thomas Löscher,

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany, German Centre for Infection Research (DZIF), University of Munich, Munich, Germany

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  • Gerhard Dobler,

    Affiliation: Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany

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  • Michael Hoelscher

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany, German Centre for Infection Research (DZIF), University of Munich, Munich, Germany, NIMR-Mbeya Medical Research Programme, Mbeya, Tanzania

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  • Published: March 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001557

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