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Research Article

Dengue Infection in Children in Ratchaburi, Thailand: A Cohort Study. I. Epidemiology of Symptomatic Acute Dengue Infection in Children, 2006–2009

  • Arunee Sabchareon mail,

    arunee.sab@mahidol.ac.th

    Affiliation: Department of Tropical Pediatrics, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Chukiat Sirivichayakul,

    Affiliation: Department of Tropical Pediatrics, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Kriengsak Limkittikul,

    Affiliation: Department of Tropical Pediatrics, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Pornthep Chanthavanich,

    Affiliation: Department of Tropical Pediatrics, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Saravudh Suvannadabba,

    Affiliation: Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand

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  • Vithaya Jiwariyavej,

    Affiliation: Ratchaburi Hospital, Ministry of Public Health, Ratchaburi, Thailand

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  • Wut Dulyachai,

    Affiliation: Ratchaburi Hospital, Ministry of Public Health, Ratchaburi, Thailand

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  • Krisana Pengsaa,

    Affiliation: Department of Tropical Pediatrics, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Harold S. Margolis,

    Affiliation: Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

    Current address: Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico

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  • G. William Letson

    Affiliation: Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

    Current address: SB Chambers-Letson Global Public Health Consulting, Denver, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Published: July 31, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001732

About the Authors

Arunee Sabchareon, Chukiat Sirivichayakul, Kriengsak Limkittikul, Pornthep Chanthavanich, Krisana Pengsaa
Department of Tropical Pediatrics, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Saravudh Suvannadabba
Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Vithaya Jiwariyavej, Wut Dulyachai
Ratchaburi Hospital, Ministry of Public Health, Ratchaburi, Thailand
Harold S. Margolis, G. William Letson
Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Corresponding Author

Email: arunee.sab@mahidol.ac.th

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AS CS KL PC GWL HSM. Performed the experiments: AS CS KL PC KP VJ WD SS. Analyzed the data: AS CS KL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AS KL CS. Wrote the paper: AS CS GWL HSM.