Dengue and chikungunya infections in travelers

  title={Dengue and chikungunya infections in travelers},
  author={L. Chen and M. Wilson},
  journal={Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases},
  • L. Chen, M. Wilson
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases
  • Purpose of review Dengue and chikungunya are arboviruses that have caused major outbreaks and infected travelers, and both can be associated with fever and rash. We review the recent epidemiology of dengue and chikungunya infections and discuss their clinical presentations, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. We highlight the findings in travelers. Recent findings Globally dengue is one of the most common infections associated with travel, and incidence has increased in the Americas in recent… CONTINUE READING
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