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Burden and direct medical cost of dengue in the Philippines

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NCR-RITM-13102209040280
Author(s) :
D S. Shepard, Y A. Halasa
Abstract :
Dengue illness is one of the eight pervasive infectious diseases in the Philippines. Despite the country's Epidemic Surveillance and Response (ESR) and the Philippine Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (PIDSR) of the Department of Health (DOH) in response to World Health Organization's cal . . .
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Tweeting fever: are tweet extracts a valid surrogate data source for dengue fever?

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13102208160759
Author(s) :
J S. Coberly, C Fink, E Elbert, Y In-Kyu, J M. Velasco, A Tomayo, V Roque, D Macasoco, S H. Lewis
Source Document :
Expanding Collaborations to Chart a New Course in Public Health Surveillance. December 2012 ( 1 ) : p. 1947-2579 (Proceedings)
Abstract :
Introduction: Dengue fever is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the Republic of the Philippines (RP) and across the world. Early identification of geographic outbreaks can help target intervention campaigns and mitigate the severity of outbreaks. Electronic disease surveillance can improve . . .
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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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Multi-country evaluation of the sensitivity and specificity of two commercially-available NS1 ELISA assays for dengue diagnosis

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-12081410054964
Author(s) :
Maria G. Guzman, Thomas Jaenisch, Roger Gaczkowski, Vo Thi T. Hang, Shamala D. Sekaran, Axel Kroeger, Susana Vazquez, Didye Ruiz, Eric  Martinez, Juan C. Mercado, Angel Balmaseda, Eva Harris, Efren M. Dimaano, Prisca Susan  A. Leano, Sutee Yoksan, Elci Villegas, Herminia Benduzu, Iris  Villalobos, Jeremy Farrar, Cameron P. Simmons
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Public Library of Science Neglected Tropical Diseases. August 2010; Vol. 4 ( 8 ) : p. e811 (Journal)
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BACKGROUND: Early diagnosis of dengue can assist patient triage and management and prevent unnecessary treatments and interventions. Commercially available assays that detect the dengue virus protein NS1 in the plasma/serum of patients offers the possibility of early and rapid diagnosis. METHODOLOG . . .
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RITM
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Natural infection of cynomolgus monkeys with dengue virus occurs in epidemic cycles in the Philippines

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13090312535397
Author(s) :
F Kato, Y Ishida, T Kawagishi, T Kobayashi, T Hishiki, T Miura, T Igarashi
Source Document :
Journal of General Virology. July 2013 (Journal)
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To investigate the potential role of non-human primates (NHPs) in a dengue virus (DENV) epidemic, we conducted serological and genomic studies using plasma samples collected from 100 cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) in an animal breeding facility in the Philippines. An ELISA revealed 21 monk . . .
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A tetravalent dengue vaccine based on a complex adenovirus vector provides significant protection in Rhesus monkeys against all four serotypes of dengue virus

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-13070312105061
Author(s) :
K Raviprakash, D Ewing, D Holman, K Block, J Woraratanadharm, L Chen, C G. Hayes, J Dong, K Porter
Source Document :
Journal of Virology. July 2008; Vol. 82 ( 14 ) : p. 6927–6934 (Journal)
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Nearly a third of the human population is at risk of infection with the four serotypes of dengue viruses, and it is estimated that more than 100 million infections occur each year. A licensed vaccine for dengue viruses has become a global health priority. A major challenge to developing a dengue vac . . .
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University of the Philippines
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Viral cardiomyopathy in Filipinos: Etiologic role of coxsackie B, dengue 2 and chikungunya infections.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-12090710241535
Source Document :
Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine . 1979; Vol. 17 : p. 169-178 (Journal)
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In the field of cardiology, disease of myocardial muscle represents an entity least understood from the standpoint of etiology and specific treatment. From the original clinic-pathological description of Krehl in 1891 to the present-day concepts on "idiopathic" heart muscle disease, uncertainty and . . .
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UP Manila
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Cases of dengue and influenza in Region 8 from 1991 to 2000

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-12081415525492
Source Document :
Remedios Trinidad Romualdez Medical Foundation Journal . 2000; Vol. 3 ( 1 ) : p. 66-72 (Journal)
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This is a descriptive analytical study, which sought to find out the trend of dengue and influenza cases at Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center (EVRMC) for calendar years 1991 to 2000. This study included all ages and gender. Data were also gathered from all provinces and cities in Region 8 as r . . .
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RITM
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Host-induced modification of dengue-2 virus surface antigens in Aedes albopictus cells

HERDIN record number :
NCR-RITM-12121815220454
Author(s) :
Nelia P. Salazar
Source Document :
The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. ; Vol. 4 ( 4 ) : p. 571-578 (Journal)
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Infection of Singh's Aedes albopictus cell line with dengue virus type 2 strain New Guinea C was found to be CPE-negative and to result in the recovery of exclusively mature virus particles or rapidly sedimenting hemagglutinin in sucrose gradient analysis. This DEN-2 (Aal)/RHA was compared with the . . .
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RITM
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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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Source Document :
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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