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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 136-139

Study of Clinical and Demographic Profile of Dengue Infected Patients in Mumbai


1 CL Spl (PSM), SHO, Mumbai, India
2 CL Spl (Med) INHS Asvini, Mumbai, India
3 C1 Spl (Path & Micro), INHS Asvini, Mumbai, India
4 Resident (Med), INHS Asvini, Mumbai, India

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R Batlish
CL Spl (PSM), SHO, Mumbai
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0975-3605.204465

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Dengue is a vector borne disease exhibiting rapid rise in Southeast Asia especially India. All personnel serving at harbors are at higher risk view exposure in large shipyards with extensive breeding sites amidst massive infrastructure projects where ships undergoing repairs. The year on year morbidity pattern is alarming necessitating detailed study for instituting sustainable preventive measures in tune with the geographicalpattern of breeding. This study was conducted to assess the distribution pattern, the nature of disease and identify resistant breeding sites and institute corrective measures to reduce the incidence in future. From the study of200patients admitted from Sep to Dec 2014,it was observed that the disease peaked in Oct affecting largely personnel working on ships(82.5%). Sensitisation and awareness campaigns prior to monsoons along with strict implementation of preventive measures would drastically reduce recurrence of such outbreaks, n.


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