Clinical Insights: Dengue: Transmission, Diagnosis & Surveillance
Part of the Infection eBook Collection
Edited by James Whitehorn & Jeremy Farrar
Dengue represents one of the greatest threats to public health of the 21st century. Its global expansion, reflecting enormous population shifts, has resulted in approximately 3 billion people living in areas at risk of dengue transmission. This book of eight chapters conveys the breadth of dengue research currently underway and underscores the importance of a multidisciplinary approach in tackling this disease. A global network encompassing a broad range of expertise with the aim of tackling the burden of dengue has formed. In this book, key members of this team explore all aspects of this challenging disease, from biomarkers and diagnostics through to surveillance and vector control.