Chik


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Chik

 

an urban-type settlement in Kochenev Raion, Novosibirsk Oblast, RSFSR. Chik is situated on the Chik River (Ob’ basin). It has a railroad station on the Barabinsk-Novosibirsk line, 30 km west of Novosibirsk.

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Entomological investigation: Entomological survey was conducted in the villages by household visit for presence of vector mosquitoes Aedes species known to cause CHIK virus transmission for both adult and larvae.
Laboratory diagnosis: Serum samples were tested for CHIK and dengue IgM antibody using IgM antibody capture ELISA kit produced by National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune, India (4).
Outbreak period, area and population affected: Outbreaks of CHIK were recorded from 13 of the 30 districts of Orissa covering 33 revenue blocks and 78 villages.
Of the 405 cases, only 166 serum samples could be processed for CHIK IgM antibodies.
CHIK virus could be isolated from CSF of one confirmed encephalitis case but not from serum.
4 per cent seropositivity for CHIK IgM antibodies was found in the present study.
albopictus transmitted CHIK virus infection in these island in Lakshadweep islands.
The explosive nature of the outbreak with high attack rates might be due to the absence of herd immunity to the central/East African genotype of the CHIK virus isolated in India and other countries in Indian Ocean region.
The BI threshold for predicting CHIK transmission in India is not available.
CHIK outbreaks occurred during the peak summer season because of favorable environment for Ae.
i) CHIK epidemics were mainly observed in Chittoor, Nellore and Kadapa districts of Andhra Pradesh during 2006.
iii) ONN virus sequence has been introduced as an outgroup for correct rooting of the tree while studying the phylogenetic relationship of CHIK AP Ra CTR with other isolates.