Dengue: Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control
Publisher: World Health Organization 2009
Number of pages: 160
The magnitude of the dengue problem has increased dramatically and has extended geographically to many previously unaffected areas. It remains the most important arthropod-borne viral disease of humans. The guidelines provide updated practical information on the clinical management and delivery of clinical services.
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