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Volume : 6, Issue : 4, Year : 2020
Article Page : 169-171
Dengue and Japanese Encephalitis both are caused by Arboviruses spread by mosquitoes are important causes of mortality and morbidity in India. Very few cases of their co-infection have been reported in endemic countries but these is no case report in paediatric population to the best of our knowledge. We report the case of a 4 years old girl child who presented to us with fever, seizures and subsequently developing altered mental status. Lab and radiological investigations proved Dengue and JE co-infection in this child.
Keywords: Arboviruses, Dengue virus, Japanese encephalitis, Dengue JE coinfection, India.
How to cite : Kathuria R , Choudhary P , Kashyap A , Ansari E , Kamal M , Dengue virus and Japanese encephalitis virus co-infection: A case report. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2020;6(4):169-171
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