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Pan-dengue virus detection by PCR for travelers returning from the tropics

Dumoulin, A. and Marti, H. and Panning, M. and Hatz, C. and Hirsch, H. H.. (2008) Pan-dengue virus detection by PCR for travelers returning from the tropics. Journal of clinical microbiology, Vol. 46, H. 9. pp. 3104-3106.

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Official URL: http://edoc.unibas.ch/dok/A6002794

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Abstract

We performed dengue virus (DENV) serology and quantitative real-time pan-DENV reverse transcription-PCR (RT-PCR) on 186 sera of 171 patients returning from the tropics. DENV loads significantly decreased with increasing times of disease and were higher in immunoglobulin M-negative samples. In the first week of disease, pan-DENV RT-PCR is the test of choice.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Public Health > Sozial- und Präventivmedizin > Medical Services (Neumayr)
09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) > Department of Medicine (MED) > Medical Services (Neumayr)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Biomedizin > Division of Medical Microbiology > Transplantation Virology (Hirsch)
UniBasel Contributors:Hirsch, Hans H. and Hatz, Christoph
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
ISSN:1098-660X
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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