Low Adiposity during Early Infancy Is Associated with a Low Risk for Developing Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever: A Preliminary Model

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Dengue virus (DENV) infections range from asymptomatic or mild illness to a severe and potentially life threatening disease, dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF). DHF occurs in primary DENV infections during early infancy. A prospective clinical study of DENV infections during infancy was conducted in San Pablo, Philippines. We found that infants who developed… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088944

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@inproceedings{Libraty2014LowAD, title={Low Adiposity during Early Infancy Is Associated with a Low Risk for Developing Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever: A Preliminary Model}, author={Daniel H. Libraty and Lei Zhang and Marcia Woda and Kris Giaya and Chido Loveness Kathivu and Luz P. Acosta and Veronica Tallo and Edelwisa Segubre-Mercado and Analisa Bautista and AnaMae Obcena and Job D. Brion and Rosario Z. Capeding}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2014} }