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Sharing experiences: towards an evidence based model of dengue surveillance and outbreak response in Latin America and Asia.

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BACKGROUND: The increasing frequency and intensity of dengue outbreaks in endemic and non-endemic countries requires a rational, evidence based response. To this end, we aimed to collate the experiences of a number of affected countries, identify strengths and limitations in dengue surveillance, outbreak preparedness, detection and response and contribute towards the development of a model contingency plan adaptable to country needs. METHODS: The study was undertaken in five Latin American (B...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2458-13-607

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University of Oxford
Valladares, DB More by this author
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC public health Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
607
Publication date:
2013
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1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
URN:
uuid:56b1fa76-2938-46ac-a26f-e456f54f78c2
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411097
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pubs:411097

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