Metadata for Dengue in Iquito, Peru - 2000/2001 to 2008/2009 Seasons

Iquitos dengue data for the 2000/2001 to 2008/2009 dengue seasons
The dataset contains weekly dengue data for the city of Iquitos, Peru. The dataset includes the following variables: Over the period of the study, all diagnostic methods were consistent: IgM ELISA (acute and convalescent sample) and serotype-specific RT-PCR (acute sample). Details are presented in Forshey et al. 2010. In 2004, there was a two-week period when surveillance effort was extended to 24 hours a day because of the large volume of cases (Stoddard et al. 2014). Otherwise, patients were enrolled 5-7 hours a day, five days a week.

Forshey BM, Guevara C, Laguna-Torres VA, Cespedes M, Vargas J, et al. (2010) Arboviral Etiologies of Acute Febrile Illnesses in Western South America, 2000-2007. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4(8): e787. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000787

Stoddard ST, Wearing HJ, Reiner RC Jr, Morrison AC, Astete H, et al. (2014) Long-Term and Seasonal Dynamics of Dengue in Iquitos, Peru. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8(7): e3003. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003003
dengue, Iquitos, Peru
Last Update
May 18, 2015
U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit 6 (NAMRU-6) and University of California, Davis
Contact Name and Email
Robert D. Hontz,, and Amy Morrison,
Public Access Level
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (
Iquitos, Peru
Weekly, 2000/2001 to 2008/2009 dengue seasons
Release Date
May 29, 2015
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