Dengue epidemic in Belem, Para, Brazil, 1996-97

Amélia P A Travassos Da Rosa, Pedro Fernando C Vasconcelos, Elizabeth S. Travassos Da Rosa, Sueli G. Rodrigues, Bernard Mondet, Ana C R Cruz, Maria R. Sousa, Jorge F S Travassos Da Rosa

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Abstract

We describe clinical and epidemiologic findings during the first epidemic of dengue fever in Belem, Para State, Brazil, in 1996-97. Of 40,237 serum samples, 17,440 (43%) were positive for dengue by virus isolation or serologic testing. No hemorrhagic cases or deaths were reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)298-301
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume6
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2000
Externally publishedYes

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Travassos Da Rosa, A. P. A., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Travassos Da Rosa, E. S., Rodrigues, S. G., Mondet, B., Cruz, A. C. R., ... Travassos Da Rosa, J. F. S. (2000). Dengue epidemic in Belem, Para, Brazil, 1996-97. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 6(3), 298-301.

Dengue epidemic in Belem, Para, Brazil, 1996-97. / Travassos Da Rosa, Amélia P A; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando C; Travassos Da Rosa, Elizabeth S.; Rodrigues, Sueli G.; Mondet, Bernard; Cruz, Ana C R; Sousa, Maria R.; Travassos Da Rosa, Jorge F S.

In: Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol. 6, No. 3, 05.2000, p. 298-301.

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Travassos Da Rosa, APA, Vasconcelos, PFC, Travassos Da Rosa, ES, Rodrigues, SG, Mondet, B, Cruz, ACR, Sousa, MR & Travassos Da Rosa, JFS 2000, 'Dengue epidemic in Belem, Para, Brazil, 1996-97', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 298-301.
Travassos Da Rosa APA, Vasconcelos PFC, Travassos Da Rosa ES, Rodrigues SG, Mondet B, Cruz ACR et al. Dengue epidemic in Belem, Para, Brazil, 1996-97. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2000 May;6(3):298-301.
Travassos Da Rosa, Amélia P A ; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando C ; Travassos Da Rosa, Elizabeth S. ; Rodrigues, Sueli G. ; Mondet, Bernard ; Cruz, Ana C R ; Sousa, Maria R. ; Travassos Da Rosa, Jorge F S. / Dengue epidemic in Belem, Para, Brazil, 1996-97. In: Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2000 ; Vol. 6, No. 3. pp. 298-301.
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