Tag Archives: Dengue

Severe primary dengue- recent case and discussion

Guest posting from our Infectious Diseases advanced trainee, Dr Milton Micallef. ID meeting-presentation-dengue-dhf-and-dss Sept 2016 N.B. For an update on dengue viral vaccines (very promising work and at least one tetravalent vaccine in use), see WHO Dengue Vaccine Research page. Excellent … Continue reading

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What adverse fetal outcomes are associated with dengue in pregnancy?

Guest posting: Dr Ayesha Akram, Microbiology Registrar, Pathology North, NSW.  Prematurity and low birth weight are important causes of neonatal death and despite increasing awareness of the importance of these adverse pregnancy outcomes, the causes remains unknown on many occasions. … Continue reading

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