Chikungunya fever : general and oral healthcare implications

Chikungunya fever : general and oral healthcare implications

J.C. Leao, C. Marques, A. Duarte, O.P. de Almeida, S. Porter, L.A. Gueiros

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Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) was first isolated in humans in 1952, following an epidemic in Tanzania. The origin of the name means “to bend forward or become contorted,” in reference to the posture adopted by patients due to the joint pain that occurs during the infection. Epidemiology data suggest...

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Chikungunya fever : general and oral healthcare implications

J.C. Leao, C. Marques, A. Duarte, O.P. de Almeida, S. Porter, L.A. Gueiros


										

Chikungunya fever : general and oral healthcare implications

J.C. Leao, C. Marques, A. Duarte, O.P. de Almeida, S. Porter, L.A. Gueiros

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    Oral diseases

    Vol. 24, no. 1 (Mar., 2018), p. 233-237