Dengue as a cause of acute undifferentiated fever in Vietnam

  title={Dengue as a cause of acute undifferentiated fever in Vietnam},
  author={Hoang Lan Phuong and Peter M. J. M. De Vries and Tran TT Nga and Phan Trong Giao and Le Tu Quoc Hung and Tran Quang Binh and Nguyen Vinh Nam and Nico J. D. Nagelkerke and Piet A. Kager},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  pages={123 - 123}
BACKGROUND Dengue is a common cause of fever in the tropics but its contribution to the total burden of febrile illnesses that is presented to primary health facilities in endemic regions such as Vietnam, is largely unknown. We aimed to report the frequency of dengue as a cause of fever in Binh Thuan Province, to describe the characteristics of dengue patients, and analyze the diagnostic accuracy of the health care workers and the determinants of the diagnostic process. METHODS All patients… CONTINUE READING
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