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Dengue HLA Associations in Jamaicans

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126–31
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The HLA dengue associations in Jamaicans differ from those found in other ethnic populations. While HLA-A *24 and – DRβ5* 01/02 were associated with having dengue, HLA-A *23, -CW*04, -DQβ*02, DQβ*03 and –DQβ*06 were protective.

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Background: Polymorphisms in the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genes might predispose certain individuals to dengue fever (DF) and the severe forms of the disease: dengue haemorrhagic fever/ dengue shock syndrome (DHF/DSS).

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e-Published: 17 Oct, 2013

Dengue Infection in Patients Presenting with Neurological Manifestations in a Dengue Endemic Population

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373–6
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Results from this study support the need to include dengue in the differential diagnosis of patients presenting with suspected viral central nervous system infections.

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e-Published: 23 Jul, 2013
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