Accession Number:

AD1037359

Title:

Chikungunya Arthritis Mechanisms in the Americas (CAMA): A cross sectional analysis of chikungunya arthritis patients 22 months post-infection demonstrates a lack of viral persistence in synovial fluid

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article - Open Access

Corporate Author:

USAMRIID Ft Detrick United States

Report Date:

2017-06-30

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

Chikungunya virus CHIKV is a mosquito-borne virus that causes chronic joint pain for months 46 to years in approximately one half of infected patients. The study objective was to determine if CHIKV persists in the synovial fluid, potentially serving as a causative mechanism of persistent arthritis.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE