Dengue hemorrhagic fever with special emphasis on immunopathogenesis.

  title={Dengue hemorrhagic fever with special emphasis on immunopathogenesis.},
  author={Ichiro Kurane},
  journal={Comparative immunology, microbiology and infectious diseases},
  volume={30 5-6},
  • Ichiro Kurane
  • Published 2007 in
    Comparative immunology, microbiology and…
Dengue virus infections are a serious cause of morbidity and mortality in most tropical and subtropical areas of the world; Southeast and South Asia, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Dengue virus infection can be asymptomatic or causes two forms of illness, dengue fever (DF) and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), which is the severe form of dengue illness and often fatal. Pathogenesis of DHF has been analyzed, and two mechanisms are considered to be responsible. These include dengue… CONTINUE READING
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