Enhancing Surveillance for Arboviral Infections in the Arizona Border Region

Orion McCotter, Frank Vanskike, Kacey Ernst, Ken Komatsu, Harold Margolis, Stephen Waterman, Laura Tippit, Kay Tomashek, Anne Wertheimer, Sonia Montiel, Catherine Golenko, Elizabeth Hunsperger

Abstract


The goal of this project is to enhance surveillance for Arboviruses by establish a baseline for the emerging threat of Dengue fever the border region of Arizona. This will be accomplished by: enhancement and exchange of dengue laboratory testing techniques, a seroprevalence sentinel-hospital site study of symptomatic patients, and mapping techniques to better understand the presence of mosquito vectors.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v5i1.4422



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