10] Dengue is defined by the presence of fever with two or more of the following features: rash, nausea and vomiting, aches and pains, a positive tourniquet test
, leucopaenia and any one of the warning signs.
The dengue tourniquet test
was performed according to the standardized method within 24 hours of admission, and the results of tourniquet test
were compared with dengue IgM/IgG as gold standard.
Regarding dengue diagnosis, 90% physicians advised diagnostic tests if they suspected dengue, 292 (73%) used dengue serology (immunoglubolin G and M) and 176 (44%) performed tourniquet test
most of the time.
In many Asian countries tourniquet test
has been reported in many studies in a study conducted by Qui et al.
Grade I: Fever accompanied by nonspecific constitutional symptoms; the only hemorrhagic manifestation is a positive tourniquet test
and/or easy bruising.
Robert Vogel, of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, has developed the brachial artery tourniquet test
0, signifying no diagnostic utility: nocturnal paresthesias, thenar atrophy, 2-point discrimination, abnormal vibration sense, pressure provocation test, and tourniquet test
1] Specificity and sensitivity of Tourniquet test
in one study was 65% and 60% respectively.
100,000 cells/mm3), positive tourniquet test
, rash, and other signs and symptoms can distinguish dengue from OFIs14-16.
and serial haematocrit were infrequently used.
The clinical features in most patients were consistent with signs of DF, but some patients showed signs (high fever, rash, ecchymosis, epistaxis, positive tourniquet test
, liver dysfunction, and thrombocytopenia [platelet count <100,000/m[m.
was performed by inflating the appropriately sized blood pressure (BP) cuff on the upper arm to a point midway between systolic BP and diastolic BP for 5 minutes.