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Homotypic Dengue Virus Reinfections in Nicaraguan Children

by / Sunday, 02 October 2016 / Published in Faculty Research in Latin America, Research

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Eva Harris, Magdela Montoya, Chunling Wang

DATE OF PUBLICATION: October 2016

REGION: Nicaragua

REFERENCE: Waggoner J, Balmaseda A, Gresh L et al. Homotypic Dengue Virus Reinfections in Nicaraguan Children. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2016;214(7):986-993. doi:10.1093/infdis/jiw099.

SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Infection with any of the 4 related dengue virus serotypes (DENV-1-4) is thought to result in lifelong immunity to homotypic reinfection (ie, reinfection with the same serotype).

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