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Epidemiological Characteristics of Dengue Fever in Nanshan District of Shenzhen City in 2014
Pages: 77-79
Year: Issue:  2
Journal: Acta Academiae Medicinae Jiangxi

Keyword:  dengue feverepidemic characteristicsimported dengue feverShenzhenGuangdong;
Abstract: ABSTRACT:Objective To analyze the epidemiological characteristics of dengue fever in Nanshan district of shenzhen City in 2014.Methods The information regarding local dengue fever epidemic was obtained through China Information System for Disease Control and Prevention,and a de-scriptive epidemiological method was used to analyze the epidemiological characteristics of regis-tered cases.Results A total of 104 cases of dengue fever (103 from laboratory diagnosis and 1 from clinical diagnosis)were reported in Nanshan district of Shenzhen city in 2014,including 57 local cases,46 imported cases and 1 case of dengue fever of unknown causes.The incidence rate of dengue fever was 9.29 per 100 000 and no death was reported.The epidemic period was from late July to late December,and the peak month was October.Dengue fever cases were found in every street of the district,and the majority was located in Shekou street.The imported cases were mainly from Southeast Asian countries.Conclusion The occurrence of dengue fever had a wide range and lasted for a long duration in Nanshan district of Shenzhen city in 2014.Both imported cases and local cases were present in this district.
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