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2020 Oct 13

J Infect Dis



Chikungunya-Induced Arthritis in Reunion Island: A Long-Term Observational Follow-Up Study Showing Frequently Persistent Joint Symptoms, Some Cases of Persistent Chikungunya Immunoglobulin M Positivity, and No Anticyclic Citrullinated Peptide Seroconversi


Reunion Island was struck by a massive Chikungunya outbreak in 2005-2006. Chikungunya infection is characterized by inflammatory joint symptoms, which may evolve into chronic arthritis.