Breeding Sites of Aedes aegypti: Potential Dengue Vectors in Dire Dawa, East Ethiopia.

Conclusion. Aedes aegypti is breeding in a wide range of artificial containers. To control these mosquitoes, the integration of different methods should be taken into consideration. PMID: 26435712 [PubMed]
Source: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis Source Type: research

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Conclusion: Precipitation and temperature are important meteorological factors that influence the incidence of climate-sensitive communicable diseases. Future studies need to consider more determinants affecting precipitation and temperature fluctuations for better simulation and prediction of the incidence of climate-sensitive communicable diseases.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
Zika virus (ZIKV) received worldwide attention over the past decade when outbreaks of the disease were found to be associated with severe neurological syndromes and congenital abnormalities. Unlike most other flaviviruses, ZIKV can spread through sexual and transplacental transmission, adding to the complexity of Zika pathogenesis and clinical outcomes. In addition, the spread of ZIKV in flavivirus-endemic regions, and the high degree of structural and sequence homology between Zika and its close cousin Dengue have raised questions on the interplay between ZIKV and the pre-existing immunity to other flaviviruses and the po...
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
J Med Microbiol. 2021 Oct;70(10). doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.001444.ABSTRACTDengue is endemic in Brazil, and several Brazilian cities are affected by frequent seasonal outbreaks of the disease. During the outbreaks the possibility of transfusion-transmitted dengue (TTD) is increased, mainly by the presence of asymptomatic or oligosymptomatic infections in eligible blood donors. The retrospective assessment of anti-DENV IgM and NS1 seroprevalence during a given time interval may indicate the need for measures for the previous screening of DENV infection in blood donors. In this context, we performed retrospective screening for anti...
Source: Journal of Medical Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Authors: Source Type: research
Contributors : Kaur Jaskaran ; Rawat Yogita ; Sood Vikas ; Periwal Neha ; Rathore Deepak ; Kumar Shrikant ; Kumar Niraj ; Bhattacharyya SankarSeries Type : Expression profiling by high throughput sequencingOrganism : Homo sapiensOur study reports that over-expression of NRf2 target genes causes reduction in the ROS accumulation in differentiating cells which ultimately enhances Dengue virus replication and we also report the suppression of cell adhesion molecules and platelet specific surface markers in Dengue virus infected K562-megakaryocyte cells.
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by high throughput sequencing Homo sapiens Source Type: research
AbstractA biosensor for the detection of dengue virus has been designed using 1D photonic crystal. In the proposed structure [(Si/LiF)6D(LiF/Si)6], D is the defect layer. Refractive index of this defect layer D is a function of the plasma, platelets, and hemoglobin of the blood sample of the patient. The variation of refractive index in blood sample affects the transmittance and shifts the transmission peak. Transfer matrix method (TMM) has been used to evaluate the optical properties such as transmittance, Q-factor, sensitivity, and detection limit of the proposed structure. In this work, the Q-factor, detection limit, an...
Source: Plasmonics - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
ConclusionsDuring the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020 there was a decline in all notified infectious diseases compared to the previous years, likely due to massive NPIs adoption, as well as, possibly, to decreased access to care and preventive services that caused difficulties to the surveillance system to detect notifiable infectious diseases. VCRs were still high for most important vaccines while there was a decline for other vaccines as evidence of the impact of the pandemic on vaccination activities.Key messagesNPIs had a deep impact on the reduction of airborne diseases.The decline for non-airborne infections is likely due ...
Source: The European Journal of Public Health - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Nature, Published online: 20 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-04123-9Publisher Correction: A pan-serotype dengue virus inhibitor targeting the NS3–NS4B interaction
Source: Nature AOP - Category: Research Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe effects of LULC change on the dynamics of dengue in China varied in different periods and regions. The application of RS and GIS enriches the means and dimensions to explore the relations between LULC change and dengue. Further comprehensive regional research is necessary to assess the influence of LULC change on local dengue transmission to provide practical advice for dengue prevention and control.
Source: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases - Category: Tropical Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Maringer Mosquito-borne viruses of the Flavivirus genus (Flaviviridae family) pose an ongoing threat to global public health. For example, dengue, Japanese encephalitis, West Nile, yellow fever, and Zika viruses are transmitted by infected mosquitoes and cause severe and fatal diseases in humans. The means by which mosquito-borne flaviviruses establish persistent infection in mosquitoes and cause disease in humans are complex and depend upon a myriad of virus-host interactions, such as those of the innate immune system, which are the main focus of our review. This review also covers the different strategies utilized b...
Source: Viruses - Category: Virology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
Plasma leakage is a precursor to life-threatening complications of dengue, but this group is poorly defined and not often reported in literature. Patients with Dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) as defined in the...
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
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