Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 16th, 2004
"Dengue infection is a major public health problem, affecting children in the Southeast Asia region," scientists in Thailand explained. "In Thailand, the dengue hemorrhagic fever is still a major infectious disease among the children with up to two to three epidemics per year."
"Hemoconcentration accompanied by platelet depletion are the predominant laboratory signs of dengue hemorrhagic fever," noted V. Wiwanitkit and colleagues at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, who examined data from "23 hospitalized patients with dengue...
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