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Dengue

Dengue

tropical disease caused by a flavivirus (one of the arboviruses), transmitted by mosquitoes. A more serious complication is dengue shock syndrome, a haemorrhagic fever probably caused by an immune complex hypersensitivity after re exposure.


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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... evolution of RNA genomes. Science 215, 1577±1585. Holmes, E. C., Worobey, M. & Rambaut, A. (1999). Phylogenetic evidence for recombination in dengue virus. Molecular Biology and Evolution 16, 405±409. Hurst, L. D. & Peck, J. R. (1996). Recent advances in understanding of the evolution ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
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Re: can anyone help with a mosquito borne infection

The answer is Dengue fever. The primary vector of Dengue is Aedies Egyptii (sp). This is an urban insect requiring still, predator free water as found in old tyres, plant pots, water barrels etc hence urban not rural. The dengue ...

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by ManfromManaus
Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:55 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can anyone help with a mosquito borne infection
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Views: 1584

Environmental changes are spreading infectious diseases

... Year Book 2004/2005. For example, the geographic range and seasonality of two of the world's most serious mosquito-borne infections, malaria and dengue fever, are very sensitive to changes in climate. Neissseria meningitidis, a common cause of meningitis, can also be spread many miles in the ...

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by yincai
Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:29 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Environmental changes are spreading infectious diseases
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Views: 4524

Re: The Wake Up Call

... no way for the water to escape. It would be just stock on a place. And if it stay for long, it may be contaminated by mosquitoes which may carry dengue that may kill a life. Because of the things that happen to us, hope it was the time for us to wake up and stop from sleeping. The time for us ...

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by genexyz30
Mon Oct 19, 2009 8:53 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
Views: 97853

The Wake Up Call

... no way for the water to escape. It would be just stock on a place. And if it stay for long, it may be contaminated by mosquitoes which may carry dengue that may kill a life. Because of the things that happen to us, hope it was the time for us to wake up and stop from sleeping. The time for us ...

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by genexyz30
Mon Oct 19, 2009 8:52 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
Views: 97853
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