Weighing up the costs of seeking health care for dengue symptoms: a grounded theory study of backpackers' decision-making processes.

Abstract

Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne virus, is an ongoing public health issue in North Queensland. Importation of dengue fever by travellers visiting or returning to Australia can lead to epidemics. The mosquito can acquire the virus in the symptomatic viraemic phase, so timely recognition of cases is important to prevent epidemics. There is a gap in the… (More)

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@article{Vajta2015WeighingUT, title={Weighing up the costs of seeking health care for dengue symptoms: a grounded theory study of backpackers' decision-making processes.}, author={B{\'a}lint Vajta and Mette Holberg and J. O. Manton Mills and William J H Mcbride}, journal={Australian journal of primary health}, year={2015}, volume={21 2}, pages={245-8} }