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Fall 8-7-2018


Abstract: This paper analysis a literature of Dengue using bibliometric techniques, the records published during the year 2008 to 2017 in the MEDLINE data, which are covered by Pubmed. On the whole, it is observed that from 2008 onwards there is a gradual increase in research on Dengue. It was examined that 41.4% data are journal articles. It was also studied that United States is the major producer, followed by England and Netherlands in the area of Dengue literature. The literary production is observed in almost all the major countries covered. India has been ranked in the 4th position. 94.8% of the research output covered in English language and followed by Spanish, Portuguese and French. The Relative Growth Rate (RGR) has been decreased from 0.75 to 0.14 and the Doubling Time (Dt) increases from 0.92 to 5.02 in the study period. Indian efforts in Dengue research are greater in three years out of ten years of study, since the Activity Index is higher than 100, in those three years, which reflects higher activity of Dengue research than the World’s average.



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