Analysing increasing trends of Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) and dengue cases in Hong Kong using meteorological data

@inproceedings{Tang2017AnalysingIT,
  title={Analysing increasing trends of Guillain-Barr{\'e} Syndrome (GBS) and dengue cases in Hong Kong using meteorological data},
  author={Xiujuan Tang and Shi Zhao and Alice P Y Chiu and Xin Wang and Lin Yang and Daihai He},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is a severe paralytic neuropathy associated with virus infections such as Zika virus and Chikungunya virus. There were also case reports of dengue fever preceding GBS. With the aim to understand the mechanisms of GBS and dengue outbreaks, this ecological study investigates the relationships between GBS, dengue, meteorological factors in Hong Kong and global climatic factors from January 2000 to June 2016. METHODS The correlations between GBS, dengue… CONTINUE READING
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