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Immunological and viral determinants of dengue severity in hospitalized adults in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.

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BACKGROUND: The relationships between the infecting dengue serotype, primary and secondary infection, viremia and dengue severity remain unclear. This cross-sectional study examined these interactions in adult patients hospitalized with dengue in Ha Noi. METHODS AND FINDINGS: 158 patients were enrolled between September 16 and November 11, 2008. Quantitative RT-PCR, serology and NS1 detection were used to confirm dengue infection, determine the serotype and plasma viral RNA concentration, an...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
PLoS neglected tropical diseases
Volume:
5
Issue:
3
Pages:
e967
Publication date:
2011
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EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
URN:
uuid:d1c57e42-b019-4ad3-a6c9-0b80a090606f
Source identifiers:
124345
Local pid:
pubs:124345

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