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The value of daily platelet counts for predicting dengue shock syndrome: Results from a prospective observational study of 2301 Vietnamese children with dengue.

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Dengue is the most important mosquito-borne viral infection to affect humans. Although it usually manifests as a self-limited febrile illness, complications may occur as the fever subsides. A systemic vascular leak syndrome that sometimes progresses to life-threatening hypovolaemic shock is the most serious complication seen in children, typically accompanied by haemoconcentration and thrombocytopenia. Robust evidence on risk factors, especially features present early ...

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0005498

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Wellcome Trust More from this funder
Li Ka Shing Foundation. More from this funder
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Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
4
Pages:
e0005498
Publication date:
2017-04-05
Acceptance date:
2017-03-17
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ISSN:
1935-2735
Pubs id:
pubs:692255
URN:
uri:07a4daae-80cf-4e07-89fd-6a0e19ff0776
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uuid:07a4daae-80cf-4e07-89fd-6a0e19ff0776
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pubs:692255
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English
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