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Dengue: guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control

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Authors:
World Health Organization

Cover of publication: dengue guidelines

Publication details

Number of pages: 147
Publication date: 2009
ISBN: 978 92 4 154787 1

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Overview

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.

This new edition has been produced to make widely available to health practitioners,laboratory personnel, those involved in vector control and other public health officials, a concise source of information of worldwide relevance on dengue.

The guidelines provide updated practical information on the clinical management and delivery of clinical services; vector management and delivery of vector control services; laboratory diagnosis and diagnostic tests; and surveillance, emergency preparedness and response.