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Volume 10, Number 4—April 2004

Research

Myanmar Dengue Outbreak Associated with Displacement of Serotypes 2, 3, and 4 by Dengue 1

Hlaing Myat Thu*†, Kym Lowry*, Thein Thein Myint‡, Than Nu Shwe‡, Aye Maung Han‡, Kyu Kyu Khin§, Kyaw Zin Thant†, Soe Thein†, and John Aaskov*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia; †Department of Medical Research, Yangon, Myanmar; ‡Yangon Children’s Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar; §Mawlamyaing General Hospital, Mawlamyaing, Myanmar

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Table 2

Dengue virus (DENV) serotypes recovered from patients in Yangon Children’s Hospital, 1998–2001

1998 1999 2000 2001
Clinical cases 4,596 2,342 1,100 5,616
Paired sera 709 739 501 1870
Confirmed cases 496 373 274 1,481
Sera with HI titer <80 for virus isolation 54 30 42 236
DENV-1 isolates 9 2 6 115
DENV-2 isolates 5 5 1 1
DENV-3 isolates 9 3 1 3
DENV-4 isolates 1 1 0 0
Mixed virus isolates 0 0 0 2 (dengue 1+2)

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