Emergence of Epidemic Dengue-1 Virus in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka

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Bodinayake, Champica K. ; Tillekeratne, L. Gayani ; Nagahawatte, Ajith ; Devasiri, Vasantha ; Kodikara Arachichi, Wasantha ; Strouse, John J. ; Sessions, October M. ; Kurukulasooriya, Ruvini ; Uehara, Anna ; Howe, Shiqin ; Ong, Xin Mei ; Tan, Sharon ; Chow, Angelia ; Tummalapalli, Praveen ; De Silva, Aruna D. ; Østbye, Truls ; Woods, Christopher W. ; Gubler, Duane J. ; Reller, Megan E. (2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, volume 10, issue 10 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004995, pmc: PMC5053469
  • Subject: Molecular Biology | Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Diagnostic Medicine | Molecular Biology Assays and Analysis Techniques | Sequence Alignment | Signs and Symptoms | Infectious Disease Control | Infectious Diseases | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Geographical locations | Immunoassays | Epidemiology | Phylogenetic Analysis | Neglected Tropical Diseases | Pathogens | People and places | Sri Lanka | Molecular Biology Techniques | Enzyme-Linked Immunoassays | Flaviviruses | Sequence Analysis | Disease Surveillance | Infectious Disease Surveillance | Viruses | Sequencing Techniques | Biology and Life Sciences | Asia | Dengue Virus | Research and Analysis Methods | Microbiology | Tropical Diseases | Immunologic Techniques | Viral Diseases | Medical Microbiology | Viral Pathogens | RC955-962 | RNA viruses | Dengue Fever | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Fevers | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine

BACKGROUND:Dengue is a frequent cause of acute febrile illness with an expanding global distribution. Since the 1960s, dengue in Sri Lanka has been documented primarily along the heavily urbanized western coast with periodic shifting of serotypes. Outbreaks from 2005-20... View more