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Table 2 Laboratory result of CHIKV infection in suspected cases and controls

From: The assessment of risk factors for the Central/East African Genotype of chikungunya virus infections in the state of Kelantan: a case control study in Malaysia

Laboratory test Suspected case Control Total
RT-PCR 49(37.9%) - 49(16.1%)
IgM 21(16.3%) 25(14.2%) 46(15.1%)
IgG - 28(15.9%) 28(9.2%)
Negative results 59(45.7%) 123(69.9%) 182(59.7%)
Total 129(100%) 176(100%) 305(100%)
  1. RT-PCR: Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction.
  2. IgM: immunoglobulin (Ig)M.
  3. IgG: immunoglobulin (Ig)G.