Severe dengue virus infection in travelers: risk factors and laboratory indicators.

  title={Severe dengue virus infection in travelers: risk factors and laboratory indicators.},
  author={Ole Wichmann and J. Gascon and Mirjam S Schunk and Sabino Puente and Heli Siikamaki and Ida Elisabeth Gj\orup and Rogelio L{\'o}pez-V{\'e}lez and Joannes Clerinx and Gabriele Peyerl-Hoffmann and Anders Sund\oy and Blaise Genton and Peter Kern and Guido Calleri and Miguel de G{\'o}rgolas and Nikolai Muehlberger and Tom{\'a}s Jel{\'i}nek},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  volume={195 8},
BACKGROUND Dengue fever is the most common arboviral disease in travelers. In countries where dengue virus is endemic, sequential (secondary) infections with different dengue virus serotypes are associated with disease severity. Data on severity and secondary infection rates in a population of travelers are lacking. METHODS Intensified surveillance of dengue fever in travelers was performed within the European Network on Surveillance of Imported Infectious Diseases. Data were collected at 14… CONTINUE READING
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