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Excerpt 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. Copyright © 2009, World Health Organization.
This article was published in Dengue: Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control: New Edition
and referenced in Epidemiology: Open Access