Dengue virus infection in late pregnancy and transmission to the infants.

  title={Dengue virus infection in late pregnancy and transmission to the infants.},
  author={Wanatpreeya Phongsamart and Sutee Yoksan and Nirun Vanaprapa and Kulkanya Chokephaibulkit},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  volume={27 6},
BACKGROUND Vertical dengue virus transmissions have been infrequently described. To date there are no published data on long-term outcome and antibody kinetics of infants who were infected in utero. This is the first report of vertical dengue transmission with 12 months follow-up evolution of antibody and the clinical outcome. METHODS Three mother-infant pairs were confirmed to have perinatally dengue infection by serology, viral isolation, or reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction… CONTINUE READING
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