Clinico-epidemiologic characteristics of the 2019 dengue outbreak in Bangladesh

Author: Hasan et al. Summary: Dengue fever shows a broad range of clinical presentations worldwide. Here we report on our clinical findings during the 2019 dengue outbreak in one of the largest tertiary care hospitals in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. A total of 747 suspected dengue cases (553 confirmed and 194 probable) were interviewed with a pro forma case record form. Statistical analyses were conducted using SPSS 20.0. Ethical clearance was obtained from the Dhaka Medical College. The mean age of the dengue cases was 27 y and approximately two-thirds were male. Positive tests for NS1 and anti-dengue immunoglobulin

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Clinical Profile of Pediatric Cases of Dengue during the 2019 Epidemic in Bangladesh: A Multicenter Cross-Sectional Study

Author: Yesmin et al. Summary: Bangladesh experienced the largest dengue epidemic during 2019, with more than 100,000 confirmed cases and 164 deaths. Almost one-third of these cases were children. The present study aimed to investigate the clinical and hematological manifestations of pediatric dengue cases during the epidemic. This was a multicenter cross-sectional study conducted in Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka, Dr. Sirajul Islam Medical College Hospital and Tangail Sadar Hospital, Tangail, Bangladesh between the period of June 2019 and September 2019. The study included 208 pediatric patients (age <18 years) with confirmed dengue fever. Patient's demographics, clinical and laboratory features

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