Dengue virus and Japanese encephalitis virus co-infection: A case report


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Author Details : Rishi Kathuria, Pallavi Choudhary, Archana Kashyap, Entesham Ansari, Murtaza Kamal*

Volume : 6, Issue : 4, Year : 2020

Article Page : 169-171

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijmpo.2020.039



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Abstract

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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