Epidemic of fever of unknown origin in rural Thailand, caused by influenza A (H1N1) and dengue fever.

@article{Silarug1990EpidemicOF,
  title={Epidemic of fever of unknown origin in rural Thailand, caused by influenza A (H1N1) and dengue fever.},
  author={N Silarug and HjordisM. Foy and S Kupradinon and Suntharee Rojanasuphot and Ananda N Nisalak and Y Pongsuwant},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={1990},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={
          61-7
        }
}
In the late summer (rainy season) of 1987, a sharp outbreak of fever of unknown origin (FUO) in rural southern Thailand was investigated by a field epidemiology team. In a random survey of households, 40 percent of the children and 20 percent of adults were reported to have had febrile illnesses within the last month. There was at least one death, possibly from Reye's syndrome. Testing 34 pairs of acute and convalescent sera showed significant HI antibody titer rises to influenza A (Taiwan… CONTINUE READING

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