Clinical Pattern of Hospitalized Patients during a Dengue Epidemic in Colima , Mexico

@inproceedings{EspinozaGmez2006ClinicalPO,
  title={Clinical Pattern of Hospitalized Patients during a Dengue Epidemic in Colima , Mexico},
  author={Francisco Espinoza-G{\'o}mez and Porfirio D{\'i}az-Due{\~n}as and Claudia Torres-Lepe and Ram{\'o}n Arturo Cedillo-Nakay and Oscar Alberto Newton-S{\'a}nchez},
  year={2006}
}
During 2002, a dengue epidemic was recorded in the Mexican state of Colima, located on the western coast. In this study the data released by the state of Colima's Health Secretary in 2002 is analysed. In addition, medical files of 1079 patients hospitalized with the diagnosis of dengue during the same year were reviewed with the purpose of exploring the clinical and demographic characteristics of the epidemic outbreak. During 2002, 1766 cases of classic dengue and 617 cases of haemorrhagic… CONTINUE READING