Disease Severity and Mortality Caused by Dengue in a Dominican Pediatric Population

Abstract. Millions are infected with dengue yearly. We evaluated the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of pediatric patients infected with dengue in the Dominican Republic. The applicability of World Health Organization (WHO) warning signs for predicting severe dengue and mortality was also studied. This study was a cross-sectional retrospective review of patients with a clinical diagnosis of dengue.

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Disease Severity and Mortality Caused by Dengue in a Dominican Pediatric Population