Dengue Virus

Valeria Fabre, M.D.
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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Flavivirus is transmitted by peridomestic Aedes aegypti, sometimes Aedes albopictus, mosquitoes.
    • Both vectors are present in the U.S., especially in southern states.
  • Four types of dengue virus: DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3, and DEN-4.

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Flavivirus is transmitted by peridomestic Aedes aegypti, sometimes Aedes albopictus, mosquitoes.
    • Both vectors are present in the U.S., especially in southern states.
  • Four types of dengue virus: DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3, and DEN-4.

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Last updated: July 4, 2022