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PLOS ONE  2012 

An Outbreak of Dengue Fever in St. Croix (US Virgin Islands), 2005

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013729

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Periodic outbreaks of dengue fever occur in the United States Virgin Islands. In June 2005, an outbreak of dengue virus (DENV) serotype-2 with cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) was detected in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. The objective of this report is to describe this outbreak of DENV-2 and the findings of a case-control study examining risk factors for DHF.


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