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chik

(tʃɪk)
n
1. a variant spelling of cheek
2. a variant spelling of chick
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Se considero como caso sospechoso de CHIK a toda persona que presente cuadro febril agudo mas la presencia de poliartralgias graves (incapacitantes) o artritis de comienzo agudo y que se identifique alguna asociacion epidemiologica:
Se considero como caso confirmado de CHIK a todo caso sospechoso con resultado positivo a CHIKV mediante alguna de las siguientes pruebas de laboratorio especificas:
With no previous record of CHIK infection from Orissa (India), sudden onset of cases with fever and joint pain appeared in large numbers in different parts of the State in 2006-2007.
This investigation was undertaken in different episodes as per the report of CHIK suspected cases detected during the period from February 2006 to November 2007.
Surveillance for CHIK fever in the United States is passive and laboratory based; the disease is not nationally reportable.
Including the previously reported cases (4), CDC confirmed a total of 37 cases of CHIK fever with both positive IgM and PRNT and/or CHIKV isolation among U.
Key words CHIK IgM antibodies--chikungunya fever--epidemic--polyarthritis
On February 18, 2006, during an ongoing CHIK fever outbreak on the island, she had onset of fever, joint pain (in the hands and feet), and rash.
A central team rushed to the Lakshadweep islands following the CHIK fever epidemic.
We tested serum samples for immunoglobulin (Ig) M antibodies against CHIK virus using IgM-capture ELISA at the National Institute of Virology, Pune (1).
In the present context, antigenic relatedness of viruses in the CHIK V and other representative virus clades was desirable because several CHIK V virus strains used to immunize hamster and mice were mostly (80%) Central/East African and West African genotype while 20 per cent genotypes were of Asian ones (12).
The relatedness of the Indian isolates (IND-06) with Reunion Island isolates (RU) was examined with the full-genome sequences of five CHIK virus isolates drawn from different States in India.