Immunological evaluation of chikungunya virus infection

  • Rezende Márcia
Keywords: Chikungunya virus, RNA, human epithelial, algoeruptive syndrome

Abstract

Chikungunya virus is an enveloped positive strand RNA alphavirus which can infect human epithelial and endothelial cells, fibroblasts or macrophages. Chikungunya virus infection may cause an algoeruptive syndrome with disabling joint pain and recurrent rheumatic manifestations.

Published
2019-09-01