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Physicians, primary caregivers and topical repellent: all under-utilised resources in stopping Dengue virus transmission in affected households

Abstract:

Primary health care facilities frequently manage dengue cases on an ambulatory basis for the duration of the patient's illness. There is a great opportunity for specific messaging, aimed to reduce dengue virus (DENV) transmission in and around the home, to be directly targeted toward this high-risk ambulatory patient group, as part of an integrated approach to dengue management. The extent however, to which physicians understand, and can themselves effectively communicate strategies to stop f...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pntd.0004667

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Nguyen, NM More by this author
Whitehorn, JS More by this author
Luong Thi Hue, T More by this author
Nguyen Thanh, T More by this author
Mai Xuan, T More by this author
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
5
Pages:
e0004667-e0004667
Publication date:
2016-05-10
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EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
URN:
uuid:e7256913-5027-45e7-8ea5-4eebac4b8f18
Source identifiers:
623136
Local pid:
pubs:623136

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