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Serum IL-10 as a marker of severe dengue infection.

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BACKGROUND: Several studies have shown that serum IL-10, IFNγ and MIF are elevated in patients in severe dengue (SD) and could be used as potential biomarkers. We proceeded to determine if these cytokines could be used as biomarkers in a large cohort of adult dengue patients with varying severity of dengue infection. METHODS: Serum IL-10 levels were determined in 259 of whom 40 had severe dengue infection. Serum IFNγ and IFNα levels were done in 78 and MIF levels were done in 65 patients with...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2334-13-341

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University of Oxford
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
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BMC infectious diseases Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
341
Publication date:
2013
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1471-2334
ISSN:
1471-2334
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uuid:d356edef-0535-4fd4-94e7-c23444f3efe3
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414511
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pubs:414511

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