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Dengue and dengue haemorrhagic fever.

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The incidence and geographical distribution of dengue have greatly increased in recent years. Dengue is an acute mosquito-transmitted viral disease characterised by fever, headache, muscle and joint pains, rash, nausea, and vomiting. Some infections result in dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF), a syndrome that in its most severe form can threaten the patient's life, primarily through increased vascular permeability and shock. The case fatality rate in patients with dengue shock syndrome can be a...

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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
352
Issue:
9132
Pages:
971-977
Publication date:
1998-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:c6f0542a-6813-48e6-a6cb-7972f4bd6a22
Source identifiers:
80559
Local pid:
pubs:80559

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