Identification of Dengue Type 1 Virus (DENV-1) in Koreans Traveling Abroad

OBJECTIVES To date, no indigenous dengue virus (DENV) transmissions have been reported in Korea. However, imported dengue infections have been diagnosed in travelers returning from endemic areas. This study presents the first virological evidence of travel-associated DENV importation into South Korea. METHODS From January 2004 to June 2006, a total of 278… CONTINUE READING