Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link
Volume 10, Number 10—October 2004

Nosocomial Acquisition of Dengue

Dirk Wagner*, Katja de With*, Daniela Huzly*, Frank Hufert*, Manfred Weidmann*, Susanne Breisinger*, Sabine Eppinger*, Winfried Vinzent Kern*, and Tilman Martin Bauer*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany

Main Article


Laboratory data for index patient and health care worker infected with dengue virusa

Day Leukocytes (μL) Lymphocytes (μL) Thrombocytes (μL) Dengue IgM EIA Dengue IgG EIA (U) Dengue PCR
Index patient 0i 2.000 420 137.000 + (16.4) +
4i 1.900 ND 55.000 + + (43.0)
14i 5.000 1.650 375.000 + + (30.9) ND
Health care worker 2n 2.600 590 136.000 – (2.8) +
8n 4.000 1.040 174.000 + – (5.9) ND
15n 4.200 1.190 213.000 + + (16.4) ND
22n 4.800 1.220 215.000 + + (21.7) ND

aIg, immunoglobulin; EIA, enyzyme immunosorbent assay; PCR, polymerase chain reaction; ND, not done.

Main Article

Page created: April 07, 2011
Page updated: April 07, 2011
Page reviewed: April 07, 2011
The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by any of the groups named above.