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Clinical features of dengue in a large Vietnamese cohort: intrinsically lower platelet counts and greater risk for bleeding in adults than children.

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BACKGROUND: As dengue spreads to new geographical regions and the force of infection changes in existing endemic areas, a greater breadth of clinical presentations is being recognised. Clinical experience suggests that adults manifest a pattern of complications different from those observed in children, but few reports have described the age-related spectrum of disease in contemporaneous groups of patients recruited at the same geographical location. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Using det...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
PLoS neglected tropical diseases More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
6
Pages:
e1679
Publication date:
2012-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:341139
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uuid:ab11f341-939c-449b-8ceb-32d177b04e97
Local pid:
pubs:341139
Source identifiers:
341139
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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