Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan

Book Published

Date: 22/10/2015


Mr. Jehangir Khan lecturer in Department of Zoology, Buner Campus has published a book tilte "Incidence of Dengue in 2013: Dengue Outbreak in District Swat, KPK"


The information regarding dengue IgM, IgG and NS1 of all patients tested for dengue antibody at Pathology Department Saidu Teaching Hospital (STH) were analyzed to look for trends of NS1, IgG and IgM positive cases in district swat. In addition clinical and biochemical parameters were abstracted retrospectively from medical records of all patients who were hospitalized with NS1, IgG , IgM proven dengue fever during this outbreak in swat. The total numbers of patients investigated were 6000 (68.6% male and 31.3% female). The male population was greatly affected (68.6%) than female (31.3%) while the infection rate was less in children. The death rate was 47 (0.78%), the infection rate was much high from 20-40 years of age (male 44.65%, 18.06% female).

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