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Epidemiology of Dengue Disease in the Philippines (2000–2011): A Systematic Literature Review

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Results of literature search and evaluation of identified studies according to PRISMA.

All references identified in the on-line database searches were assigned a unique identification number. Following the removal of duplicates and articles that did not satisfy the inclusion criteria from review of the titles and abstracts, the full papers of the first selection of references were retrieved either electronically or in paper form. A further selection was made based on review of the full text of the articles. DoH, Department of Health; EMBASE, Excerpta Medica Database; IMSEAR, Index Medicus for South East-Asia Region; Medline, United States National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health Medical Database; PRISMA, preferred reporting items of systematic reviews and meta-analyses; WHOLIS, World Health Organization Library database; WHOSEAR, World Health Organization Regional Office for Southeast Asia; WPRO, World Health Organization Western Pacific Region.

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