Clinical manifestations of punta toro virus species complex infections, Panama, 2009

Academic Article


  • An investigation in Panama found that Punta Toro virus species complex (PTVs) may contribute to febrile illnesses with symptoms mirroring those of dengue fever. However, further studies are needed to determine if PTV infection causes only a mild disease or if it can have more serious manifestations in some patients.
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  • Gundacker ND; Carrera JP; Castillo M; Díaz Y; Valenzuela J; Tamhane A; Moreno B; Pascale JM; Tesh RB; López-Vergès S
  • Start Page

  • 872
  • End Page

  • 874
  • Volume

  • 23
  • Issue

  • 5