Homotypic Dengue Virus Reinfections in Nicaraguan Children
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Eva Harris, Magdela Montoya, Chunling Wang
DATE OF PUBLICATION: October 2016
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).