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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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VARGAS, Ana Maria; AGUILAR ESCOBAR, Jimena; QUIROGA CAMACHO, José  and  CALVI FERNANDEZ, Ruiter. Hemorragic and clasical Dengue: suspect diagnosis of a reemerging disease. Gac Med Bol [online]. 2008, vol.31, n.1, pp.59-64. ISSN 1012-2966.

Dengue is the most important re­emerging infectious diseases called “bone­breaker” transmitted to humans through the bites of infective female Aedes mosquitoes. It is extended in tropical and sub­tropical regions around the world; million people are now at risk from dengue and it is considered the most important re­emerging infectious diseases, clinical fe­atures are very variable from due to multiple alterations induced by the virus in the organism (DF/DHF). Diagnosis of dengue virus infection it must be difficult if we do not suspect it, rapid clinical and serologic diagnosis is an important steep to management and prevention skills.

Keywords : Dengue and dengue hemorragic; fever­re­emerging infectious diseases.

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