Homotypic Dengue Virus Reinfections in Nicaraguan Children.

@article{Waggoner2016HomotypicDV,
  title={Homotypic Dengue Virus Reinfections in Nicaraguan Children.},
  author={Jesse J Waggoner and {\'A}ngel Balmaseda and Lionel Gresh and Malaya Kumar Sahoo and Magelda Montoya and Chun-Ling Wang and Janaki I Abeynayake and Guillermina M Kuan and Benjamin A Pinsky and Eva Harris},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={214 7},
  pages={
          986-93
        }
}
BACKGROUND Infection with any of the 4 related dengue virus serotypes (DENV-1-4) is thought to result in lifelong immunity to homotypic reinfection (ie, reinfection with the same serotype). METHODS Archived serum samples collected as part of an ongoing pediatric dengue cohort study in Nicaragua were tested for DENV by real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction. Samples were collected from 2892 children who presented with an acute febrile illness clinically attributed to a non… CONTINUE READING
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