First outbreak of Oropouche Fever reported in a non-endemic western region of the Peruvian Amazon: Molecular diagnosis and clinical characteristics

The Oropouche virus (OROV) is an arbovirus member of the Peribunyaviridae family and the Orthobunyavirus genus (Briese et al., 2016), responsible for a febrile syndrome that has affected people since its first discovery in 1955 in Trinidad and Tobago (Anderson et al., 1961). The etiological diagnosis of OROV infection is challenging due to the clinical similarities with other arboviral diseases including dengue, chikungunya, zika, and mayaro viruses, in addition to other pathogens such as Malaria (da Costa et al., 2017; Alvarez-Falconi and R íos, 2010; Travassos da Rosa et al., 2017), and the lack of molecular differential diagnostic methods in endemic regions.
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