Metalloproteinases are produced during dengue fever and MMP9 is associated with severity.
Summary of "Metalloproteinases are produced during dengue fever and MMP9 is associated with severity."
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Laboratório de Imunologia Viral, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Av. Brasil 4365, Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, CEP 21045-900, Brazil.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: The Journal of infection
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20863849
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2010.09.020
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
An acute infectious, eruptive, febrile disease caused by four antigenically related but distinct serotypes of the DENGUE VIRUS. It is transmitted by the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes, especially A. aegypti. Classical dengue (dengue fever) is self-limiting and characterized by fever, myalgia, headache, and rash. DENGUE HEMORRHAGIC FEVER is a more virulent form of dengue virus infection and a separate clinical entity. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever
A distinct and virulent form of DENGUE characterized by thrombocytopenia and hemoconcentration (grades I and II) and distinguished by a positive tourniquet test. When accompanied by circulatory failure and shock (grades III and IV), it is called dengue shock syndrome. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
A species of ALPHAVIRUS causing an acute dengue-like fever.
A species of the genus FLAVIVIRUS which causes an acute febrile and sometimes hemorrhagic disease in man. Dengue is mosquito-borne and four serotypes are known.
Matrix Metalloproteinases, Membrane-associated
Matrix metalloproteinases that are associated with the CELL MEMBRANE, either through transmembrane domains or GLYCOSYLPHOSPHATIDYLINOSITOL ANCHORS. Membrane-type matrix metalloproteinases may act within the pericellular environment to influence the process of CELL MIGRATION.
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