Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (Cabi) (Hardcover)
Dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever is the most important arboviral disease of humans today. Over 2.5 billion people are at risk from infection; each year there are 50 to 100 million cases of dengue fever and several hundred thousand cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever. The public health
importance of dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever, and the dramatic increase in published literature on this disease make this book particularly timely. It provides for the first time a comprehensive review of the subject, including history, epidemiology, virus-vector relationships, transmission,
clinical diagnosis and management. It also brings together the latest research on dengue fever, with chapters contributed by the leading experts in the field. This book is essential reading for all clinicians, public health practitioners and policy makers concerned with dengue and dengue hemorrhagic
fever. It is also invaluable for anyone working in urban tropical medicine.