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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)
Abstract :
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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Dengue fever: new paradigms for a changing epidemiology

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13111108531079
Author(s) :
D Guha-Sapir, B Schimmer
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Emerging Themes in Epidemiology. 2005; Vol. 2 ( 1 ) : p. 1-10 (Journal)
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Dengue is the most important arthropod-borne viral disease of public health significance. Compared with nine reporting countries in the 1950s, today the geographic distribution includes more than 100 countries worldwide. Many of these had not reported dengue for 20 or more years and several have no . . .
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Aedes survey of selected public hospitals admitting dengue patients in Metro Manila, Philippines

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NCR-RITM-12083015174757
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Dengue Bulletin. 2008; Vol. 32 : p. 171-177 (Journal)
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Entomological investigations were carried out in five selected public hospitals admitting dengue patients in Metro Manila, Philippines. The results revealed the presence of only one species, i.e. Aedes aegypti, mostly breeding in fresh water plant vases, drums, basins, plastic cups, tin cans, and em . . .
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RITM
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Male-female differences in the number of reported incident dengue fever cases in six Asian countries

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13062407430936
Author(s) :
M Anker, Y Arima
Source Document :
Western Pacific Surveillance and Response Journal. 2011; Vol. 2 ( 2 ) : p. 17-23 (Journal)
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Introduction: Demographic factors, such as age and sex, are associated with the likelihood of exposure to ,em>Aedes aegypti, the vector for dengue. However, dengue date disaggregated by both sex and age are not routinely reported or analyzed by national surveillance systems. This study analysed the . . .
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Western Pacific Surveillance and Response Journal
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Correlation of climatic factors and dengue incidence in Metro Manila, Philippines.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13062014501663
Author(s) :
GL Su
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Ambio. June 2008; Vol. 37 ( 4 ) : p. 292-4 (Journal)
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Dengue is a serious public health problem in Metro Manila, Philippines. Increasing dengue incidence has been attributed to climate change; however, contradicting reports show inconclusive relationships between dengue and climatic factors. This study investigates temperature and rainfall as climatic . . .
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De La Salle University
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Knowledge of dengue haemorrhagic fever by Filipino university students

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NCR-RITM-12090709154717
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Dengue Bulletin. 1996; Vol. 20 (Journal)
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Prevention and control of DHF by environmental sanitation through health education of school/college student is strongly recommended. However, the success of such a programme would depend upon the degree and extent of the knowledge acquired by students. During 1993, an exercise was carried out in Si . . .
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Usefulness and applicability of the revised dengue case classification by disease: multi-centre study in 18 countries

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13062814175656
Author(s) :
Judit Barniol, Roger Gaczkowski, Eliana Vega Barbato, Rivaldo V. da Cunha, Doris Salgado
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BMC Infectious Diseases. April 2011; Vol. 11 : p. 106 (Journal)
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Background: In view of the long term discussion on the appropriateness of the dengue classification into dengue fever (DF), dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) and dengue shock syndrome (DSS), the World Health Organization (WHO) has outlined in its new global dengue guidelines a revised classification i . . .
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US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health
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Isolation of Chikungunya Virus in the Philippines

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13060107231342
Author(s) :
M.P.H L. Campos M.D., Adelina San Juan , Linda C. Cenabre , Elene F. Almagro
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Acta Medica Philippina. April 1969; Vol. 5 ( Series 2; Number 4 ) : p. 152-155 (Journal)
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The isolation of 15 viral agents in suckling mice from 26 serum samples of cases characterized by fever, rash and severe and lingering joint paints is presented. Eight hemagglutinating isolates were identified as chikungunya virus ans one, a group B arbovirus, most probably a dengue virus. The immun . . .
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Acta Medica Philippina
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A historical review of dengue virus research in the Philippines

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13011614062683
Author(s) :
R R. Matias
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St. Luke's J Med . January 2010; Vol. 6 ( 1 ) : p. 31-36 (Journal)
St. Luke’s J Med . January 2003; Vol. 1 ( 1 ) : p. 3-8 (Journal)
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A peculiar disease syndrome very similar to what was then known as "epidemic hemorhagic fever" was first described.This was charucterized by fever, presence of petechia and bleeding accompanied by melena, hematemesis, epistaxis, as well as ecchymosis and increased capillary fragility. Subsequent cli . . .
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Factors associated with morbidity and mortality in dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndrome

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-12090511045622
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Philippine Journal of Pediatrics. March 1995; Vol. 44 ( 1 ) : p. 8-15 (Journal)
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Dengue hemorrhagic fever is emerging as a major public health problem in most tropical countries. This paper presents an eleven-year review of all medical charts of patients diagnosed as Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever/Dengue Shock Syndrome (DHF/DSS) based on the World Health Organization (WHO-DOH) criteri . . .
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RITM
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