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Trends of dengue infections (1997–2008) in Cebu Province, Philippines

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13062408405279
Author(s) :
F E. Edillo, S Madarieta
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Dengue Bulletin. December 2012; Vol. 36 : p. 49-61 (Journal)
Abstract :
This study analysed the epidemiological trends of dengue cases and deaths in Cebu province, Philippines, recorded at sentinel hospitals of the Department of Health, Regional and Epidemiological Surveillance Unit in Central Visayas during 1997-2008. A total of 34326 dengue cases [dengue fever (DF) an . . .
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University of San Carlos, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Water quality and Aedes larval mosquito abundance in Caloocan City, Philippines

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13062408562383
Author(s) :
G Su, A Beronilla, K Yao
Source Document :
Dengue Bulletin. December 2012; Vol. 36 : p. 187-193 (Journal)
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The aim of our study was to examine the water quality of the breeding habitats of Aedes mosquitoes from randomly selected communities of Caloocan city, Philippines, and determine the relationship of water quality parameters in the breeding habitats to the abundance of the Aedes larval mosquitoes. Wa . . .
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Use of expansion factors to estimate the burden of dengue in Southeast Asia: a systematic analysis

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13102109473327
Author(s) :
E A. Undurraga, Y A. Halasa, D S. Shepard
Source Document :
Public Library of Science Neglected Tropical Diseases. February 2013; Vol. 7 ( 2 ) (Journal)
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Background: Dengue virus infection is the most common arthropod-borne disease of humans and its geographical range and infection rates are increasing. Health policy decisions require information about the disease burden, but surveillance systems usually under report the total number of cases. These . . .
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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The incidence, characteristics, and presentation of dengue virus infections during infancy.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13062015002668
Author(s) :
RZ Capeding, JD Brion, MM Caponpon, RV Gibbons, RG Jarman , IK Yoon , DH Libraty
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The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2010; Vol. 82 ( 2 ) : p. 330-336 (Journal)
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Infants are a vulnerable and unique population at risk for dengue in endemic areas. This report describes the incidence and presenting clinical features of infant dengue virus (DENV) infections from a prospective community-based study performed between January 2007 and May 2009 in the Philippines. D . . .
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Departments of Microbiology and Medicine, Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Manila, Philippines
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Policymakers’ views on dengue fever/dengue haemorrhagic fever and the need for dengue vaccines in four Southeast Asian countries

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13070203565932
Author(s) :
Denise DeRoeck, Jacqueline Deen, John D. Clemens
Source Document :
Vaccine. December 2003; Vol. 22 ( 1 ) : p. 121-129 (Journal)
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A survey of policymakers and other influential professionals in four southeast Asian countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam) was conducted to determine policymakers' views on the public health importance of dengue fever and dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF), the need for a vaccine and . . .
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International Vaccine Institute, P.O. Box 14, Kwanak, Seoul 151-600, South Korea R
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Best Practices in dengue surveillance: a report from the Asia-Pacific and Americas dengue prevention boards

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13070410180466
Author(s) :
ME Beatty, A Stone, DW Fitzsimons, JN Hanna
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Public Library of Science Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2010; Vol. 4 ( 11 ) : p. 890 (Journal)
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Background: Dengue fever is a virus infection that is spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito and can cause severe disease especially in children. Dengue fever is a major problem in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. Methodology/Principal Findings: We invited dengue experts from around th . . .
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Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Economic and disease burden of dengue in Southeast Asia

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13061709285297
Author(s) :
Donald  S. Shepard, Eduardo  A. Undurraga, Yara  A. Halasa
Source Document :
Public Library of Science Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2013; Vol. 7 ( 2 ) (Journal)
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Dengue fever, or break bone fever, is the most common infectious disease transmitted by a mosquito, and is a major economic and disease burden in endemic countries. Between 100-200 million (m) infections occur each year in more than 100 countries, resulting in about 20,000 deaths. Quantifying the bu . . .
Physical Location :
Schneider Institutes for Health Policy
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Dengue fever outbreak in Cebu.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-12081315390556
Author(s) :
Colita C. Auza, Manuel M. Dayrit , Vivian S. Lofranco, Jocelyn Merin, Susan Posadas-Gregorio, Felilia M. White, Mark E. White
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Philippine Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 1989; Vol. 18 : p. 16-20 (Journal)
FETP Scientific Papers in Progress. (Journal)
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An outbreak of dengue fever occurred in Cebu City from August 1987 to January 1988. A total of 752 cases were hospitalized; 269 records were reviewed, 20 patients were interviewed, and 18 blood samples were collected. The majority of the cases were from urban areas. Seventy percent of the cases were . . .
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RITM
Philippine Society of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
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Dengue in the Philippines

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13011810123387
Author(s) :
Maria Rosario Z. Capeding
Source Document :
Denguematters Newsletter. 2011 ( 7 ) (Journal)
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This issue will focus on the epidemiology of dengue in children, current surveillance systems and national efforts to stop mosquitoes from spreading. The introduction of a vaccine will be essential to control the spread of infection that can have devastating consequences in both children and adults.
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RITM
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
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Climate change and incidence of dengue fever (DF) and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte, Philippines

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-14012908115646
Author(s) :
Aubrey Valora S. Dulay, Jing R. Bautista, Franco G. Teves
Source Document :
International Research Journal of Biological Sciences. July 2013; Vol. 2 ( 7 ) : p. 37-41 (Journal)
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Dengue has been and is still a serious public health problem in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte. The increase of the number of dengue cases has been attributed to climate change; however, contradicting reports show uncertain relationships between dengue and climatic factors. This study showed the relat . . .
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
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