Characteristic of dengue disease in Taiwan: 2002-2007.

@article{Lin2010CharacteristicOD,
  title={Characteristic of dengue disease in Taiwan: 2002-2007.},
  author={Chien-Chou Lin and Yh-Hsiung Huang and Pei-Yun Shu and Ho-Sheng Wu and Yingzhang Lin and Trai-Ming Yeh and Hsiao-Sheng Liu and Chia Chuan Liu and Huan-Yao Lei},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2010},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={
          731-9
        }
}
Taiwan's dengue outbreaks have a unique type of transmission: starting by import from abroad in early summer, spreading out locally, and ending in the winter. This pattern repeats every year. Most of the dengue patients are adults, with dengue fever peaking in the 50-54 year age range, and dengue hemorrhagic fever in the 60-64 year age range. Two patterns of dengue infection were found: DENV-2 in 2002 with 74% of secondary infection in contrast to non-DENV-2 (DENV-1 or DENV-3) in 2004-2007 with… CONTINUE READING

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