CONCURRENT MALARIA AND DENGUE COINFECTION IN A PATIENT WITH HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS 1 ENCEPHALITIS: A CASE STUDY.

Dr. Partha Pratim Kalita, Dr. Madhab Kalita, Dr. Babulal Daulagajao, Dr. Siddhartha Sankar Saikia, Dr. Ashok Singh

Abstract


Dengue and malaria are both endemic in several parts of India and represent a major public health burden in this region. Very few cases of
concurrent infection with dengue and malaria have been reported from North East India. Here, we present a case of a young male returning from a
dengue endemic area who tested positive for the virus along with Plasmodium vivax and later found to have herpes simplex virus 1 encephalitis.


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