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Title: Increased utilization of treatment centre facilities during a dengue fever outbreak in Kolkata, India.
Authors: Dutta, Shanta
Deen, Jacqueline L
Sur, Dipika
Manna, Byomkesh
Kanungo, Suman
Bhaduri, Barnali
Lopez, Anna Lena
Seidlein, Lorenz von
Clemens, John D
Bhattacharya, Sujit K
Issue Date: Dec-2008
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia.
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: An outbreak of febrile illness occurred in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), India, which led to an increased utilization of treatment centre facilities during August – September 2005. The etiological agent was confirmed to be dengue by analysing 308 acute-phase clinical specimens for virus-specific IgM antibodies.
Description: Dengue Bulletin. 2008; 32: 162-66.
Keywords: Dengue --prevention and control
Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever --prevention and control
Disease Outbreaks --prevention and control --etiology
Dengue fever
Outbreak
Treatment centres
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/170482
ISSN: 0250-8362
Appears in Collections:Dengue Bulletin



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