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Unusual mode of transmission of dengue


Viroj Wiwanitkit

Wiwanitkit house, Bangkhae, Bangkok

doi:10.3855/jidc.145

Abstract

Dengue is the most important tropical mosquito-borne infectious disease caused by an arbovirus, the dengue virus. It should be noted that there are still other unusual modes of transmission of dengue infection. This paper summarizes those non vector-borne transmissions of dengue including vertical transmission, transfusion related transmission, transplantation related transmission, and needle-stick-related transmission.


Keywords

transmission; dengue; unusual

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