Laboratory-based dengue fever surveillance in Tamil Nadu, India.

  title={Laboratory-based dengue fever surveillance in Tamil Nadu, India.},
  author={T John Victor and M. Malathi and Ramasamy Asokan and Prema Padmanaban},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  volume={126 2},
Dengue fever and dengue haemorrhagic fever (DF/DHF) have become a serious public health problem in many parts of India in recent years. Several vertical national programmes for communicable diseases, which include vector-borne diseases such as malaria and filariasis have been in operation for over five decades in India. The remarkable increase in dengue… CONTINUE READING