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  • Euro Surveill. Dengue virus infections in travellers returning from Benin to France, July-August 2010

    [Source: Eurosurveillance.org, full text: <cite cite="http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=19657">Eurosurveillance - View Article</cite>. Abstract, edited.]

    Eurosurveillance, Volume 15, Issue 36, 09 September 2010

    Rapid communications

    Dengue virus infections in travellers returning from Benin to France, July-August 2010

    P Gautret 1,2, E Botelho-Nevers 1, R N Charrel 3, P Parola 1
    1. Infectious and Tropical Diseases Unit, H˘pital Nord AP-HM, Marseille, France
    2. EurotravNet, the Network for travel medicine and tropical diseases of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Marseille, France
    3. Virology laboratory, AP-HM hospital Timone, Marseille, France

    Citation style for this article: Gautret P, Botelho-Nevers E, Charrel RN, Parola P. Dengue virus infections in travellers returning from Benin to France, July-August 2010. Euro Surveill. 2010;15(36):pii=19657. Available online: http://www.eurosurveillance.org/View...rticleId=19657

    Date of submission: 27 August 2010


    In July and August 2010, two cases of dengue fever were diagnosed in travellers returning from Benin to France. These two cases exemplify that dengue fever should be considered in febrile travellers, even those returning from areas where the infection is not usual.

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