J Med Assoc Thai 2019; 102 (12):1358-62

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Current Perspective in Dengue Infection: Review Article
Apiwattanakul N Mail

Dengue infection has been well recognized for more than half a century. However, specific treatment has not existed. The disease is still prevalent in many tropical areas. Trend in epidemiology has noticeably changed recently that more young adults are affected. Many other manifestations other than fever, constitutional symptoms, and bleeding have been recognized. The present review will focus on current epidemiology of dengue infection, diagnosis, and unusual complications. Recommendation of use of dengue vaccine will also be discussed.

Keywords: Dengue infection, Atypical manifestation, Review

Received 9 Sep 2019 | Revised 4 Nov 2019 | Accepted 5 Nov 2019

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