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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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La distribucion por sexo de los casos autoctonos confirmados de CHIK en 2015 muestra predominio del sexo femenino con 64 % (5 583).
La curva epidemica de los casos de CHIK en Mexico para el ano 2015 mostrada en la figura 2, con corte en la semana epidemiologica 40 de acuerdo a la fecha de inicio de los sintomas, indica con claridad que los casos de fiebre chikungunya fueron en aumento con los meses, a manera de pequenos conglomerados, con un pico maximo entre julio y agosto y afectando a un total de 22 de las 32 entidades federativas del pais.
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.
During May 2004-May 2006, approximately 300,000 suspected CHIK fever cases were reported on islands in the Indian Ocean, including approximately 264,000 suspected cases on Reunion, a French overseas department (2,3).
In early illness, the clinical features of CHIK fever can be similar to those of dengue and malaria, especially in patients without joint symptoms.
aegypti has been incriminated as the principal vector of CHIK virus, however, in the Lakshadweep islands, entomological survey clearly revealed that Ae.
albopictus transmitted CHIK virus infection in these island in Lakshadweep islands.
The outbreak occurred nearly 32 years after the last reported outbreak of CHIK in 1973 and was characterized by a prolonged duration.
Certain studies (20) on CHIK V isolates during the beginning of outbreak was very much related to East-African strain which subsequently developed into distinct variants nucleotide sequence of all Indian Ocean Island viruses share certain areas where they are different from the previously determined sequences of virus protein.