Clinical and laboratory characteristics and risk factors for fatality in elderly patients with dengue hemorrhagic fever.

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To better understand the clinical and laboratory characteristics and to identify risk factor(s) for fatality in elderly patients with dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), 66 elderly (age > or = 65 years) and 241 non-elderly adults (age, 19-64 years) with DHF were retrospectively analyzed. Compared with non-elderly adults, elderly individuals had significantly… (More)

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@article{Lee2008ClinicalAL, title={Clinical and laboratory characteristics and risk factors for fatality in elderly patients with dengue hemorrhagic fever.}, author={Ing-Kit Lee and Jien-Wei Liu and K. Yang}, journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene}, year={2008}, volume={79 2}, pages={149-53} }