Is transfusion-transmitted dengue fever a potential public health threat?

  title={Is transfusion-transmitted dengue fever a potential public health threat?},
  author={Bruno Pozzetto and Meriam Memmi and Olivier Garraud},
  journal={World journal of virology},
  volume={4 2},
Dengue is an arboviruses due to single-stranded enveloped ribonucleic acid viruses, named dengue viruses (DENV), that include four serotypes and are mainly transmitted via the bite of mosquitoes of the genus Aedes (A. aegypti and A. albopictus). The distribution of the disease was historically limited to intertropical areas; however, during the last thirty years, the perimeter of the disease extended considerably and temperate areas are now at risk of outbreaks. The present global burden of… CONTINUE READING
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