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Review Article

Year: 2018 | Month: January | Volume: 8 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 249-258

Dengue Fever: Role of Carica Papaya L.

Mrinal Saraf1, Bhushan Kavimandan2

1Research Scholar, 2Assistant Professor,
Department of Biochemistry, Moolji Jaitha College, Jalgaon (MS) - 425001

Corresponding Author: Bhushan Kavimandan


Dengue is spreading in urban area with the lightning speed. Dengue is now endemic in more than 100 countries. Dengue disease creates highly complex patho-physiological, economic and ecologic conditions. Approximately 2.5 billion people live in dengue-risk regions with about 100 million new cases each year worldwide. Dengue is a public health issue with an economic burden that is currently challenged for any substantial medicine or vaccination. Considering, the possible positive effects of papaya leaves in thrombocytopenia occurring in dengue fever, this review highlights the understanding of dengue and remedy for it.

Key words: Dengue, thrombocytopenia, Carica papaya L., alkaloids, Aedes aegypti.

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