Serological Evidence of Recent Dengue Virus Infection Among Febrile Children in a Semi Arid Zone

@inproceedings{Adedayo2017SerologicalEO,
  title={Serological Evidence of Recent Dengue Virus Infection Among Febrile Children in a Semi Arid Zone},
  author={Faneye Adedayo and Idika Nioma and Motayo Babatunde Olanrewaju and Adesanmi Adeyinka and Afocha Ebele},
  year={2017}
}
  • Faneye Adedayo, Idika Nioma, +2 authors Afocha Ebele
  • Published 2017
Presence of Dengue virus has been established in Nigeria; owing to the severity of this disease and its attendant complications we investigated the presence of this virus serologically in febrile Nigerian children under 5 years of age from Ilorin. Blood samples were tested from 130 children under the age of 5 years for the presence of IgM antibodies against all the Dengue virus serotypes using ELISA Kit by IVD research, Inc® California USA. A prevalence rate of 40(30.8%) was recorded, with male… CONTINUE READING
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