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  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia, 2018)‎
  • World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia, 2016)‎
  • Verma, Sudhir Kumar; Gutch, Manish; Agarwal, Abhishek; Vaish, AK (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2011-12)‎
    Capillary leak syndrome (‎CLS)‎ has been described in dengue fever but its exact features have not been clearly defined. We present here the findings in 25 cases of CLS recently seen by us during an outbreak of dengue fever ...
  • Advani, Sonia; Agarwal, Shikha; Verma, Jitender (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2011-12)‎
    Dengue illness appears similar to other febrile illnesses in its early stages, which means its diagnosis is often delayed or confused with other illnesses. To address this issue, we analysed the haemogram profile of 40 ...
  • Kulkarni, ML; Kumar, Saurabh (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2011-12)‎
    The involvement of the central nervous system in dengue-affected children, the spectrum of neurological manifestations and the presence of dengue-specific IgM antibodies in the cerebrospinal fluid (‎CSF)‎ was studied. A ...
  • Thein, Tun-Linn; Ooi, Eng-Eong; Low, Jenny GH; Leo, Yee-Sin (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2011-12)‎
    The clinical presentations of dengue disease in adults are not fully described. Differentiating dengue from other acute viral respiratory infections (‎ARIs)‎ is important. We conducted a prospective study from January 2008 ...
  • Nagao, Yoshiro; Rachmie, Esty M; Ochi, Shiro; Padmidewi, Maria M; Kuntarianto; Kawabata, Masato (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2011-12)‎
    A study was designed to correlate the ages of dengue patients to the geographical and temporal demographic structure in 28 districts in Surabaya, Indonesia, between 1996 and 2005. The geographical distribution of the mean ...
  • Singh, RK; Mittal, PK; Yadav, NK; Gehlot, OP; Dhiman, RC (‎W., 2011-12)‎
    Dengue fever (‎DF)‎ cases were reported in Delhi during August 2010. As the XIXth Commonwealth Games were to be held in Delhi in October 2010, entomological and community knowledge, attitude and practices (‎KAP)‎ studies were ...
  • Unknown author (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2010-12)‎
    The WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia, in collaboration with the Western Pacific Region, has been jointly publishing the annual Dengue Bulletin. The objective of the Bulletin is to disseminate updated information on ...
  • Shepard, Donald S (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2010-12)‎
    The ten studies in this special issue document the substantial and growing burden of dengue in the Americas, Africa and Asia, and the burden of a chikungunya outbreak in India. Luiz Tadeu Moraes Figuedo’s paper on dengue ...
  • Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2010-12)‎
    Over the period 1999 through 2009, the incidence of dengue in Brazil has shown an upward trend with more than 700 000 cases per year reported during 2002 and 2008. Despite efforts to control Aedes aegypti, a hyper-endemic ...
  • Pérez-Guerra, Carmen L; Halasa, Yara A; Rivera, Reinaldo; Peña, Marisol; Ramírez, Viani; Cano, Martha Patricia; Shepard, Donald S; Puerto Rico (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2010-12)‎
    Dengue fever has become a major global public health problem in Puerto Rico. Approximately 5000 suspected cases were reported annually between 2002 and 2007. Vector control is currently the only approach to control the ...
  • Murtola, Tiina M; Vasan, SS; Puwar, Tapasvi I; Govil, Dipti; Field, Robert W; Gong, Hong-Fei; Bhavsar-Vyas, Ami; Suaya, Jose A; Howard, Marion; Shepard, Donald S; Kohli, Vijay Kumar; Prajapati, PB; Singh, Amarjit; Mavalankar, Dileep V; Chikungunya (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2010-12)‎
    This study aims to provide a preliminary estimate of the immediate cost of chikungunya and dengue to household in the Indian state of Gujarat. Combining nine earlier studies and data from interviews, we analysed the costs ...
  • Puwar, Tapasvi; Sheth, Jay K; Kohli, Vijay; Yadav, Rajpal (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2010-12)‎
    Prevalence of chikungunya in the city of Ahmedabad, India during the 2006 outbreak was investigated to estimate the prevalence of suspected chikungunya cases to find out demographic parameters and proportion of various ...
  • Mavalankar, Dileep; Govil, Dipti; Trivedi, Neha; Patel, Vinubhai (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2010-12)‎
    Ahmedabad city in the State of Gujarat was one of the cities most affected by an epidemic of chikungunya. This paper attempts to document the epidemiological profile of chikungunya cases in the city of Ahmedabad in 2006. ...
  • Bhavsar, Ami T; Shepard, Donald S; Suaya, Jose A; Mafowosofo, Moses; Hurley, Clare L (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2010-12)‎
    We conducted a descriptive cross-sectional study at a private children’s and general hospital in Surat,India, during the 2006 dengue season (‎June to December 2006)‎. We examined knowledge, attitudes and practices of patients ...
  • Lee Han, Lim; Vasan, SS; Birgelen, L; Murtola, TM; Gong, HF; Field, Robert W; Mavalankar, Dileep V; Ahmad, Nazni Wasi; Hakim, Lokman S; Murad, Shahnaz; Ng Chiu, Wan; Lucy Lum Chai, See; Suaya, Jose A; Shepard, Donald S (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2010-12)‎
    We have analysed the average annual cost of dengue in Malaysia during the period 2002–2007 and in Thailand between 2000 and 2005. The key cost components, estimated by combining existing data from both published and ...
  • Kongsin, Sukhontha; Jiamton, Sukhum; Suaya, Jose A; Vasanawathana, Sirijitt; Sirisuvan, Petcherut; Shepard, Donald S (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2010-12)‎
    The burden of hospitalized dengue cases in Thailand is high. In Khon Kaen Hospital, a provincial hospital, the cost per non-fatal case in 2005 averaged (‎±standard deviation)‎ US$ 573 (‎±351)‎. The majority of this cost is ...
  • Suaya, Jose A; Chantha, Ngan; Huy, Rekol; Sah, Binod K; Moh-Seng, Chang; Socheat, Duong; Buchy, Philippe; Vantha, Te; Sivuth, Ong; Haileselassie, Elizabeth; Shepard, Donald S (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2010-12)‎
    Dengue infection is endemic among children in Cambodia. Few studies have described the clinical characteristics, diagnoses and the socioeconomic impact of hospitalized dengue cases. As part of a multicountry prospective ...
  • Ruche, Guy La; Renaudat, Charlotte; Tarantola, Arnaud; Caro, Valérie; Ledrans, Martine; Dejour-Salamanca, Dominique; Diancourt, Laure; Tolou, Hugues; Grandadam, Marc; Gastellu-Etchegorry, Marc (‎WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia., 2010-12)‎
    Dengue is usually not considered a significant health problem in Africa because severe forms of dengue illness are rarely reported. In the absence of local surveillance data, the investigation of dengue cases imported to ...

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