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Dengue in the Caribbean, 1977

proceedings of a workshop held in Montego Bay, Jamaica, 8-11 May 1978.

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Published by Pan American Health Organization in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area
    • Subjects:
    • Dengue -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.,
    • Dengue -- Caribbean Area -- Prevention -- Congresses.,
    • Mosquitoes -- Control -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.,
    • Aedes aegypti -- Control -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesScientific publication ; no. 375, Publicaciones científicas (Washington, D.C.) ;, no. 375.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA10 .P252 no. 375, RA644.D4 .P252 no. 375
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 186 p. :
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4451938M
      ISBN 109275113750
      LC Control Number79114354

        In the Caribbean, the island of St. Maarten is, according to local news reports, experiencing an outbreak of dengue fever – an infection transmitted through . Dengue Fever is killing ab people every year worldwide and it is present from January to December! The number of incidence are increasing and if you are living in a tropical country then you and your family will always be a target of this disease.

      Antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE) is a phenomenon involving infectious IgG antibody immune complexes that mediate the worsening of diseases involving a wide spectrum of microbes and vertebrates. ADE is a new type of Gell-Coombs immunopathology: type I, IgE-mediated immediate hypersensitivity; type II, antibody-mediated acute immune complex disease; type III, IgG-mediated Cited by: Dengue: The Risk to Developed and Developing Countries THOMAS P. MONATH I n the last 20 years, dengue fever and a severe form of the disease described for the first time in the mids—dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF)/dengue shock syndrome (DSS)—have emerged as the most important arthropod-borne viral diseases of humans (1 – 3).

      Chapter 1. General considerations 1 CHAPTER 1 General considerations Dengue fever (DF) is an acute febrile viral disease frequently presenting with headaches, bone or joint and muscular pains, rash and leukopenia as symp-toms. Dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) is characterized by four major clin-. On the basis that many American physicians are unfamiliar with dengue, the authors briefly reiterate the basic facts about the classical disease and then refer to epidemics which occurred among children in the Caribbean islands in There were 77 serologically confirmed cases in children aged 18 years or less on St Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands) and 48 in Puerto by: 4.


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) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dengue in the Caribbean, Proceedings of a workshop held in Montego Bay, Jamaica, May (Scientific publication ; no. )Format: Paperback. Dengue types 2 and 3 have been present in the Caribbean basin since at least the s (1t); dengue type 1 was first recognized there during an outbreak in Jamaica inwhich was followed by numerous outbreaks in other countries of the region (2t).

A widespread epidemic of dengue fever occurred in the Caribbean duringdue to the introduction of dengue 1 virus and to the expanding areas of reinfestation with Aedes aegypti. Dengue 1 infections occurred in Jamaica, Cuba, Dominica and the Bahamas and later spread to Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Grand Turk Island and 14 of the 1977 book states of the U.S.A.

Dengue 2 was also active in in. Close mobile search navigation. Article Navigation. Volume   Dengue is the most common and important arthropod-borne viral (arboviral) Dengue in the Caribbean in humans. It is transmitted by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes, which are widely distributed in subtropical and tropical areas of the world (see the image below).The incidence of dengue has increased dramatically in recent decades, with estimates of 40%% of the world’s population at risk for the.

The most dramatic ascendance of dengue and severe disease has occurred in the Caribbean and in Latin America, where A. aegypti has become widely reestablished since its near-eradication as part of YF control efforts ending in the s.

87, Beforeonly DENV-2 and DENV-3 viruses were transmitted in the Western Hemisphere and DHF was. Dengue is endemic throughout the tropics and subtropics and is a leading cause of febrile illness among travelers returning from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia.

Dengue occurs in > countries worldwide (Maps through ), including Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and US-affiliated Pacific Islands. Sporadic outbreaks. dengue fever epidemiology and control in the caribbean: a sta tus report () were recorded with a significantly higher incidence rate during the months of June, July, August, September and October.

Primarily a disease of the tropics, dengue fever is caused by a virus caused by a mosquito which prefers to feed on humans and is native To The tropics.

The severity of the disease can be affected by the infecting virus itself And The age, immune status, and genetic predisposition of the person infected. First seen in Asia, Africa, and North America in the late s, it was first thought of 5/5(2).

Dengue epidemics were relatively infrequent in the Americas beforebut the disease is now endemic in the Caribbean and most countries of Central and South America.

Three of the four serotypes (DEN-1, DEN-2, and DEN-4) have been circulating in the Americas sincebut DEN-3 transmission has not occurred in the region since (13,14). French Guiana, Guadeloupe and St. Martin also have registered a high number of dengue cases, and more t total cases had been reported across the.

Dengue Bulletin – 3 haemorrhages. Dengue fever is generally self-limiting and rarely fatal, the acute illness lasting 3 to 7 days. Convale-scence, however, may be prolonged for weeks with weakness and depression. No permanent sequelae are known, and immunity for the infecting virus serotype is lifelong.

Dengue haemorrhagic fever is. SUMMARY Dengue fever, a very old disease, has reemerged in the past 20 years with an expanded geographic distribution of both the viruses and the mosquito vectors, increased epidemic activity, the development of hyperendemicity (the cocirculation of multiple serotypes), and the emergence of dengue hemorrhagic fever in new geographic regions.

In this mosquito-borne disease is the Cited by: dengue fever: a review article Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 4(29) April w Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) are increasingly recognized as major public health problems in over countries in the tropics and subtropics.

Approximately 50 million people are infected annually, with 25 deaths. 86, 87 The dengue virus has four different serotypes, dengue 1, 2, 3, and 4. Burden of Disease. The actual burden of dengue disease is difficult to measure because of the low case fatality rate, misdiagnosis, poor surveillance, and lack of cooperation by the tourism and other industries [24, 32–35].Many dengue infections are misdiagnosed as other tropical diseases such as malaria [].However, dengue is an insidious disease that is always present in large tropical.

Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) are caused by infection with four dengue virus serotypes, dengue-1 (DEN-1), DEN-2, DEN-3 and DEN-4, which are closely related to each other antigenically. This chapter reviews the changing epidemiology associated with dengue viruses and attempts to explain why changes have occurred in the waning years of the 20th by: Dengue has emerged in recent decades as a worldwide public health problem, particularly in the Asia–Pacific and Americas–Caribbean regions (1–3).

In Africa, the epidemiology and public health effect of dengue is not clear. Aedes spp. mosquitoes are widely distributed in Africa and can serve as vectors of dengue virus (DENV).Cited by:. This book is a wealth of information about dengue fever- how to treat it, how to prevent it, and how to recognize the symptoms, etc.

But, "Dealing with Dengue" also contains extremely important.What is AIDS? Economic Impacts of Dengue AIDS is also known as the Aquired Immune Deficiency Sydrome which as the name suggests, results in the malfunction of the Immune system. The virus responsible attacks Helper T cells which greatly lowers immunity and this is spread through.Dengue [risk] There is risk of Dengue transmission in Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao.

Risk is present year-round and throughout rural and urban areas. [/risk] Description. Dengue is a viral infection caused by four types of viruses (DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3, DENV-4) belonging to the Flaviviridae family.