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Chikungunya Virus Infection-associated Arthralgia in Adult Jamaicans Post-outbreak

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.090
Pages: 
190-6
Synopsis: 
Chikungunya virus infection-associated arthralgia was determined in adult Jamaicans 8–12 months post-outbreak. Persistent and severe arthralgia occurred in 30.3% and 27.5% of the participants, respectively. Females had greater odds of persistent and severe pain. Severe joint pain was related to pre-existing arthritis.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To report demographic and self-reported clinical characteristics associated with persistent and severe arthralgia 8–12 months post-chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection.

Accepted: 
05 Jun, 2018
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e-Published: 17 Sep, 2018
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