A Continuing Global Threat of a Neglected Tropical Disease: Dengue

Authors

  • Rahul Reddy Kasarla Department of Orthopaedics, Medivison Super Speciality Hospital, Hyderabad, India
  • Sruthi Reddy Thummala Department of Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Fellow in Fetal Medicine, Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad, India
  • Rajeshwar Reddy Kasarla Department of Microbiology, Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa, Nepal https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5422-2328

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/mjen.v2i01.56201

Keywords:

Aedes mosquitoes, Dengue fever, Tropical disease

Abstract

Dengue fever is one of the most important mosquito borne neglected tropical disease of major public health concern. The disease may be asymptomatic or may give rise to undifferentiated fever, dengue fever, dengue haemorrhagic fever, or dengue shock syndrome. This review outlines the current knowledge of the dengue virus, mosquito vector, transmission, immune pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and the treatment and management and prevention and control of these infections and recent advances in vaccine development.

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Published

2023-06-30

How to Cite

Reddy Kasarla, R., Thummala, S. R., & Kasarla, R. R. (2023). A Continuing Global Threat of a Neglected Tropical Disease: Dengue. Medical Journal of Eastern Nepal, 2(01), 29–34. https://doi.org/10.3126/mjen.v2i01.56201

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Review Articles