Arboviruses emerging in Peru: need for early detection of febrile syndrome during El Niño episodes

The presence of El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) implies the presence of fluctuating rains in coastal areas and these changes influence the occurrence of febrile syndromes outbreaks. In Peru, Aedes aegypti is the vector responsible for various viruses such as the dengue, Zika, chikungunya, which is distributed in 18 Peruvian departments. These viruses cause similar clinical characteristics in the host and for this reason rapid, sensitive and specific diagnostic tests are needed so that the patient can receive timely treatment.

 

AUTOR(es): Tantaléan Yépez, DerekSánchez-Carbonel, JoséUlloa Urizar, GabrielaAguilar Luis, Miguel AngelEspinoza Morales, DiegoSilva-Caso, WilmerPons, María J.Del Valle Mendoza, Juana

 

EDITORIAL: Elsevier B.V.

REVISTA: Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine

FECHA DE PUBLICACIÓN: JUL 2016

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URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10757/615645

DOI: 10.1016/j.apjtm.2016.06.018

ENLACES ADICIONALES: http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1995764516301353

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