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Contributions from the silent majority dominate dengue virus transmission

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Despite estimates that, each year, as many as 300 million dengue virus (DENV) infections result in either no perceptible symptoms (asymptomatic) or symptoms that are sufficiently mild to go undetected by surveillance systems (inapparent), it has been assumed that these infections contribute little to onward transmission. However, recent blood-feeding experiments with Aedes aegypti mosquitoes showed that people with asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic DENV infections are capable of infecting mosq...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.ppat.1006965

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0000-0002-5227-1406
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2531-161X
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ORCID:
0000-0001-5958-2138
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ORCID:
0000-0003-1372-3008
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Clapham, H
Grant:
5R01AI102939-03
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Lambrechts, L
Grant:
ANR-10-LABX-62-IBEID
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Lloyd, A
Grant:
1246991
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Funding agency for:
Scott, T
Grant:
P01AI098670
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Pathogens Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
5
Article number:
e1006965
Publication date:
2018-05-03
Acceptance date:
2018-03-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1553-7374
ISSN:
1553-7366
Pmid:
29723307
Source identifiers:
846784
Language:
English
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pubs:846784
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uuid:b6a132df-d262-4029-be16-57267bece2ca
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pubs:846784
Deposit date:
2018-06-07

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