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    • Dengue virus serotype 3 (‎genotype III)‎ from Colombia: A perspective of its pathogenic potential. 

      Rangel, Sergio Yebrail Gómez; Arenas, Christian Julián Villabona; Pimiento, Flor Angela Torres; Esquivel, Daniel Rafael Miranda; Jimenez, Raquel Elvira Ocazionez (‎2008-12)‎
      The introduction of DENV-3 genotype III in Latin American countries has been associated with dengueoutbreaks, and the role of the virus with respect to the occurrence of dengue haemorrhagic fever (‎DHF)‎has been different depending on the country. We have conducted research on the relative abundance of DENV-3 in relation to the incidence of DHF in a Colombian endemic area. Additionally, it wasexplored using phylogenetic analyses whether or not viruses are genetically distinct in relation to the severity of dengue. Viral isolation was made from serum ...