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Table 2 Saliva RT-PCR results for confirmed chikungunya (48 patients)

From: Detection of chikungunya virus in saliva and urine

   Saliva RT-PCR
   Positive Negative
Week 1 post symptoms onset
(n = 36)
Positive blood RT-PCR 21 10
Positive blood IgM 0 5
(n = 12) Positive blood RT-PCR 1 0
Positive blood IgM 0 11