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Research Article

Utilities and Limitations of the World Health Organization 2009 Warning Signs for Adult Dengue Severity

  • Tun-Linn Thein equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tun-Linn Thein, Victor C. Gan

    linn_thein_tun@ttsh.com.sg

    Affiliation: Communicable Disease Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Victor C. Gan equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tun-Linn Thein, Victor C. Gan

    Affiliation: Communicable Disease Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

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  • David C. Lye,

    Affiliations: Communicable Disease Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore, National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Chee-Fu Yung,

    Affiliation: Communicable Disease Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Yee-Sin Leo

    Affiliations: Communicable Disease Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore, National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Published: January 17, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002023

About the Authors

Tun-Linn Thein, Victor C. Gan, David C. Lye, Chee-Fu Yung, Yee-Sin Leo
Communicable Disease Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
David C. Lye, Yee-Sin Leo
National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore, Singapore

Corresponding Author

Email: linn_thein_tun@ttsh.com.sg

Competing Interests

Yee-Sin Leo is a medical advisor to Sanofi-Pasteur for a dengue vaccine trial. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TLT VCG DCL YSL. Performed the experiments: TLT VCG DCL. Analyzed the data: TLT VCG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DCL CFY YSL. Wrote the paper: TLT VCG DCL CFY YSL.