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Usefulness and applicability of the revised dengue case classification by disease: multi-centre study in 18 countries.

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BACKGROUND: In view of the long term discussion on the appropriateness of the dengue classification into dengue fever (DF), dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) and dengue shock syndrome (DSS), the World Health Organization (WHO) has outlined in its new global dengue guidelines a revised classification into levels of severity: dengue fever with an intermediary group of "dengue fever with warning sings", and severe dengue. The objective of this paper was to compare the two classification systems r...

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10.1186/1471-2334-11-106

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Name:
European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme
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INCO-DEV 517708
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Name:
WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
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Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
106
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2334
ISSN:
1471-2334
Language:
English
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146769
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2012-12-19

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