By Pereira Gusmão Maia Z, Mota Pereira F, do Carmo Said RF, et al.
Between June 2017 and August 2018, several municipalities located in Bahia state (Brazil) reported a large increase in the number of patients presenting with febrile illness similar to that of arboviral infections. Using a combination of portable whole genome sequencing, molecular clock and epidemiological analyses, we revealed the return of the CHIKV-ECSA genotype into Bahia.
Published in: Emerg Microbes Infect. 2020;9(1):53-57