Funding for this research was provided by:
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (303822/2015-5)
Fundação Carlos Chagas Filho de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (E-26/202.003/2016)
Programa Estratégico de Pesquisa em Saúde/PAPES VI-FIOCRUZ (407690/2012–3)
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Received: 25 October 2017
Accepted: 13 July 2018
First Online: 27 July 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The dengue suspected fatal cases analyzed in this study belong to a previously-gathered collection from a Project in the Laboratory of Flavivirus, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ, approved by resolution number CSN196/96 from the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation Ethical Committee in Research (CEP 274/05), Ministry of Health, Brazil. As a Regional Reference Laboratory for the Brazilian Ministry of Health, suspected cases are received as convenience sampling for diagnosis and informed consent is waived.
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