Dengue fever or “breakbone fever” is caused by an arbovirus—dengue virus (DENV)—a Flavivirus, from the Flaviviridae family.
Single-stranded positive RNA virus with four antigenically ...
Symptoms begin 2 to 7 days after a 4- to 7-day incubation.
Dengue fever presents with
High fever (>38.5°C—may be biphasic)
Cough, sore throat, and nasal congestion
No direct antiviral therapy available
Supportive care with bed rest, hydration, pain, and fever control are mainstays of treatment (4)[A].
Dengue prevention, as well as signs and sy...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dengue. http://www.cdc.gov/dengue/. Accessed October 14, 2018. http://www.cdc.gov/dengue/. Accessed October 14...
A90 Dengue fever [classical dengue]
A91 Dengue hemorrhagic fever
38362002 Dengue (disorder)
20927009 Dengue hemorrhagic fever (disorder)
Mosquito control is the most effective approach to dengue prevention.
Treatment requires active intravascular volume repletion to prevent or reverse hypovolemic shock.
Aspirin or NSAIDs ...
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