Imported dengue--United States, 1999 and 2000.

  title={Imported dengue--United States, 1999 and 2000.},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  volume={51 13},
  • Published 2002 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Dengue is a mosquito-transmitted acute viral illness caused by any of the four dengue virus serotypes (DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3, and DEN-4). Dengue is endemic in most tropical and subtropical areas of the world and has occurred among U.S. residents returning from travel to such areas. CDC maintains a laboratory-based passive surveillance system for imported dengue among U.S. residents (laboratory-diagnosed dengue in a U.S. resident living in an area without known authochthonous dengue transmission… CONTINUE READING