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Dengue knowledge and preventive practices among rural residents in Samar Province, Philippines

HERDIN Record No.
NCR-RITM-13062012590285
Author(s)
B.C Yboa, L. Labrague
Source Document
American Journal of Public Health Research. April 2013; Vol. 1 ( 2 ) : p. 47-52 (Journal)
Abstract
The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies dengue as a disease important in public health. The epidemiology and ecology of dengue infections are strongly associated with human habits and activities. The present study aimed to evaluate the knowledge and practices regarding dengue infections among . . .
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College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Samar State University, Philippines
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Economic and disease burden of dengue in Southeast Asia

HERDIN Record No.
NCR-RITM-13061709285297
Author(s)
Donald  S. Shepard, Eduardo  A. Undurraga, Yara  A. Halasa
Source Document
Public Library of Science Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2013; Vol. 7 ( 2 ) (Journal)
Abstract
Dengue fever, or break bone fever, is the most common infectious disease transmitted by a mosquito, and is a major economic and disease burden in endemic countries. Between 100-200 million (m) infections occur each year in more than 100 countries, resulting in about 20,000 deaths. Quantifying the bu . . .
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Schneider Institutes for Health Policy
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Etiologies of the experimental dengues of Siler and Simmons

HERDIN Record No.
NCR-RITM-13061709194387
Author(s)
Scott B. Halstead
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The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. September 1974; Vol. 23 ( 5 ) : p. 974-82 (Journal)
Abstract
Four participants in the American Army Philippine dengue (d) studies of Siler (1924-25) and five subjects from the studies of Simmons (1929-30) were bled 42 to 48 years after experimental infection. Sera were studied by hemagglutination-inhibition, complement-fixation and plaque reduction neutraliza . . .
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Traditional ecological knowledge system of the Matigsalug Tribe in mitigating the effects of dengue and malaria outbreak

HERDIN Record No.
NCR-RITM-13061709042526
Author(s)
Mervin G. Gascon
Source Document
The Asian Journal of Health. January 2011; Vol. 1 ( 1 ) (Journal)
Abstract
This paper presents the traditional ecological knowledge system (TEKS) of the Matigsalug tribe in mitigating the effects of dengue and malaria in the hinterlands of Marilog District, Davao City, Philippines. Dengue fever and malaria are prevalent in the area during the rainy season. The Matigsalug p . . .
Physical Location
University of Southeastern Philippines
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Isolation of Chikungunya Virus in the Philippines

HERDIN Record No.
NCR-RITM-13060107231342
Author(s)
M.P.H L. Campos M.D., Adelina San Juan , Linda C. Cenabre , Elene F. Almagro
Source Document
Acta Medica Philippina. April 1969; Vol. 5 ( Series 2; Number 4 ) : p. 152-155 (Journal)
Abstract
The isolation of 15 viral agents in suckling mice from 26 serum samples of cases characterized by fever, rash and severe and lingering joint paints is presented. Eight hemagglutinating isolates were identified as chikungunya virus ans one, a group B arbovirus, most probably a dengue virus. The immun . . .
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Acta Medica Philippina
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A possible larvicidal agent among the bis-Benzyl isoquinoline alkaloids

HERDIN Record No.
NCR-RITM-13053115250074
Author(s)
Leticia T. Angeles, Alma Fabella, Alicia Gonzales, Alicia S. Sotto
Source Document
Acta Medica Philippina. July 1968; Vol. 5 ( Series 2; Number 1 ) : p. 46-50 (Journal)
Abstract
A larvicidal action from a quaternary ammonium alkaloid (Phaeantharine, "PTR") has been demonstrated in two species of mosquito, Culex fatigans (Weidemann) and Aedes (Stegonia) aegypti (Linnaeus). Effects on the pupae and adults are negligible. The spastic type paralysis observed on the larvae is in . . .
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Trainer's guide on basic training course on dengue prevention and control

HERDIN Record No.
NCR-RITM-13052914072454
Source Document
Original Research Work in Pediatrics: A Compilation. 1998 (Book)
Abstract
This module aims to discuss the current status of dengue fever/dengue hemorrhagic fever that plagues most tropical countries like the Philippines. It encompasses the historical background, the time this arboviral disease was first reported and recognized and relates concurrent risk factors which con . . .
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University of the Philippines
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Molecular evoluton and epidemiology of dengue 3 viruses

HERDIN Record No.
NCR-RITM-13052911210073
Author(s)
R S. Lanciotti, J G. Lewis, D J. Gubler, D W. Trent
Source Document
Journal of General Virology. January 1994; Vol. 75 ( 1 ) : p. 65-75 (Journal)
Abstract
The nucleic acid sequences of the pre-membrane/membrane and envelope protein genes of 23 geographically and temporally distinct dengue (DEN)-3 viruses were determined. This was accomplished by reverse transcriptase-PCR amplification of the structural genes followed by automated DNA sequence analysis . . .
Physical Location
Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases
University of the Philippines
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An exploratory study on the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and perceptions of Filipino consumers in Metro Manila on polio and dengue health advocacies using the health belief model

HERDIN Record No.
NCR-RITM-13040515263574
Author(s)
Kristine G. Pineda
Source Document
Abstract
This study assesses the knowledge, awareness, perception and behavior towards health related issues, specifically poliomyelitis or Polio and dengue fever, in a sample of Filipino consumers in Metro Manila using the Health Belief Model.Using a theoretical framework, the Health Belief Model, the study . . .
Physical Location
RITM
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The utility of a board game for dengue hemorrhagic fever health education

HERDIN Record No.
NCR-RITM-13040515211548
Author(s)
Jeffrey Lynne Lennon
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The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the effectiveness of an educational board game for increasing knowledge of dengue prevention and control in a sample of Philippines school children. Other aims were to demonstrate the effectiveness of an educational board game for increasing positive atti . . .
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RITM
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