Lower Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels Are Associated with Severe Dengue Outcome

@inproceedings{Biswas2015LowerLL,
  title={Lower Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels Are Associated with Severe Dengue Outcome},
  author={Hope H. Biswas and Aubree Gordon and Andrea N{\'u}{\~n}ez and Mar{\'i}a Angeles Perez and Angel Balmaseda and Eva Harris and Scott B. Halstead},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2015}
}
Dengue virus (DENV) is a flavivirus of worldwide importance, with approximately 4 billion people across 128 countries at risk of infection, and up to 390 million infections and 96 million clinically apparent cases estimated annually. Previous in vitro studies have shown that lipids and lipoproteins play a role in modifying virus infectivity. However, the relationship between development of severe dengue and total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and low-density… CONTINUE READING

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