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Mayaro Virus Disease and Travel

As of April, 2018 eleven cases of travel-associated Mayaro virus infection have been reported (see chart below). [1,2]  The current report on ProMED is the third to have originated in Peru.  A user-generated Gideon chart comparing the clinical features of several mosquito-borne viral diseases of Peru (Dengue, Chikungunya, Oropouche, Mayaro, Group C viruses and Zika) is also displayed.

                                                            Note:  Group C  zoonotic viruses of Peru = Ataqui, Iataya, Murutucu, Caraparu and Apeu

       References:

  1. Berger SA. Gideon Guide to Cross Border Infections, 2018. 237 pages, 133 tables, 4,061 references. Gideon e-books,  https://www.gideononline.com/ebooks/travel/
  2. Berger SA. Infectious Diseases of Peru, 2018. 367 pages, 100 graphs, 1,089 references. Gideon e-books,  https://www.gideononline.com/ebooks/country/infectious-diseases-of-peru/

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