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Research Article

Simple Clinical and Laboratory Predictors of Chikungunya versus Dengue Infections in Adults

  • Vernon J. Lee mail,

    vernonljm@hotmail.com

    Affiliations: Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Angela Chow,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Xiaohui Zheng,

    Affiliation: Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Luis R. Carrasco,

    Affiliations: Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Alex R. Cook,

    Affiliations: Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore, Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore, Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore

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  • David C. Lye,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Lee-Ching Ng,

    Affiliation: Environmental Health Institute, National Environment Agency, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Yee-Sin Leo

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Published: September 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001786

About the Authors

Vernon J. Lee, Angela Chow
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
Vernon J. Lee, Alex R. Cook
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Xiaohui Zheng, Luis R. Carrasco, Alex R. Cook
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Luis R. Carrasco
Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Alex R. Cook
Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore
David C. Lye, Yee-Sin Leo
Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
Lee-Ching Ng
Environmental Health Institute, National Environment Agency, Singapore, Singapore

Corresponding Author

Email: vernonljm@hotmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors read the journal's policy and have the following conflicts: VJL received unrelated research funding from GSK. Yee-Sin Leo is a consultant to Sanofi-Pasteur.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VJL AC DCL YSL. Performed the experiments: VJL AC DCL. Analyzed the data: VJL AC XZ LRC ARC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VJL AC XZ LRC ARC. Wrote the paper: VJL AC XZ LRC ARC DCL LCN YSL.