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Dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever.

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This second edition provides a comprehensive and current update of all major topics related to dengue disease including dengue virus biology (taxonomy, evolution, molecular virology, structural and non-structural proteins), history, epidemiology, entomology, clinical features, diagnosis, pathogenesis, immunology, therapeutics, vaccinology, clinical management, disease prevention and vector control...


Chapter 10 (Page no: 184)

Laboratory diagnosis of dengue.

This chapter focuses on the laboratory diagnosis of dengue. The applications, markers and types of dengue diagnosis, the diagnosis of dengue in the context of flavivirus serology, and the laboratory surveillance of dengue are described. The gaps and challenges of dengue diagnosis are discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Dengue viruses: their evolution, history and emergence as a global public health problem. Author(s): Gubler, D. J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 30) Mapping the epidemiology of dengue. Author(s): Brady, O. J. Messina, J. P. Scott, T. W. Hay, S. I.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 50) Economic and disease burden of dengue. Author(s): Shepard, D. S. Halasa, Y. A. Undurraga, E. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 78) Surveillance for dengue. Author(s): Ooi, E. E.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 90) Dengue infections in travelers. Author(s): Wilder-Smith, A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 99) A review of transmission models of dengue: a quantitative and qualitative analysis of model features. Author(s): Perkins, T. A. Reiner, R. C., Jr. Rodriguez-Barraquer, I. Smith, D. L. Scott, T. W. Cummings, D. A. T.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 115) Clinical features of dengue. Author(s): Dinh The Trung Wills, B.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 145) Neurological manifestations of dengue virus infection. Author(s): Sejvar, J. J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 168) The Southeast Asia Regional Office (WHO) guidelines for clinical management of dengue hemorrhagic fever. Author(s): Kalayanarooj, S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 214) Dengue pathogenesis: host factors. Author(s): Whitehorn, J. Hubbard, S. Anders, K. L. Nguyen Than Ha Quyen Simmons, C.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 229) Dengue pathogenesis: viral factors. Author(s): OhAinle, M. Harris, E.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 249) The acquired immune response in dengue virus infection. Author(s): Screaton, G. R. Mongkolsapaya, J.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 268) Innate immune responses to dengue infection. Author(s): Diamond, M. S. Garcia-Sastre, A. Fernandez-Sesma, A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 284) Pathology of dengue virus infection. Author(s): Muehlenbachs, A. Zaki, S. R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 293) Dengue drug development. Author(s): Sung, C. Kumar, G. B. S. Vasudevan, S. G.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 322) Taxonomy and evolutionary relationships of flaviviruses. Author(s): Bennett, S. N.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 334) Molecular virology of dengue virus. Author(s): Iglesias, N. G. Byk, L. A. Gamarnik, A. V.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 365) The structural biology of dengue virus. Author(s): Lescar, J. Lok SheeMei
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 377) The nonstructural proteins of dengue virus. Author(s): Chappell, K. J. Young, P. R.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 406) The interface between dengue virus and the human host. Author(s): Barrows, N. J. Bradrick, S. S. Bidet, K. Anwar, A. Ward, A. M. Jamison, S. F. Levitt, B. Sommer, C. le Garcia-Blanco, M. A.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 425) Dengue virus-mosquito interactions and molecular methods of vector control. Author(s): Sim ShuZhen Cirimotich, C. M. Ramirez, J. L. Souza Neto, J. A. Dimopoulos, G.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 442) Animal models of dengue infection and disease. Author(s): Buck, M. D. Makhluf, H. A. Shresta, S.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 455) Dengue vector bionomics: why Aedes aegypti is such a good vector. Author(s): Ritchie, S. A.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 481) Surveillance and control of urban dengue vectors. Author(s): Reiter, P.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 519) Dengue vector control: new approaches. Author(s): Brown, D. M. James, A. A.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 537) Biological control of dengue and Wolbachia-based strategies. Author(s): Frentiu, F. D. Walker, T. O'Neill, S. L.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 548) Dengue vaccines. Author(s): Halstead, S. B.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 577) Dengue virus neutralization and surrogates of protection. Author(s): Wahala, W. M. P. B. Silva, A. M. de

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • 'Pedro Kouri' Tropical Medicine Institute, Autopista Novia del Mediodia, Km 6 1/2, P.O. Box Marianao 13, Havana, Cuba.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2014
  • ISBN
  • 9781845939649
  • Record Number
  • 20143309289