A disease outbreak with dengue-like symptoms was reported in Guangdong Province, China, in October 2010. Testing results confirmed that the pathogen causing the outbreak was chikungunya virus. Phylogenic analysis indicated that this virus was a member of the Indian Ocean clade of the East/Center/South African subgroup of chikungunya virus.
Emerging Infectious Diseases 03/2012; 18(3):493-5. DOI:10.3201/eid1803.110034 · 7.33 Impact Factor