dengue fever


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  • noun

Synonyms for dengue fever

an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints

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According to a Health Ministry report, the total number of dengue fever cases so far this year now is approaching 2,100.
The VScan rapid test kit is a single use, disposable, accurate, cost effective, easy to use, test for the screening of HIV1&2, Tuberculosis (TB), Hepatitis B&C, Dengue Fever, West Nile, Syphilis.
David Watumull, CEO and President, Hawaii Biotech, commented, "HBI is excited about bringing its dengue vaccine to the threshold of use for prevention of dengue fever.
Dr Javed Hayat said dengue fever is a disease caused by a family of viruses that are transmitted by mosquitoes.
In Brazil already this year in excess of 53,000 Dengue Fever cases have already been reported.
A model of the transmission of dengue fever with an evaluation of the impact of ultra-low volume (ULV) insecticide applications on dengue epidemics.
Chance of dengue fever will end by mid of October when the weather conditions change.
Solangi said that dengue fever lasts for approximately 7 days, despite its sudden and acute onset, however, extra precautions should be taken after the recovery period.
In previous reports of patients in whom macular changes developed from dengue fever, some were found to have macular hemorrhages (2-4).
KOHAT -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department here Wednesday arranged a walk against dengue fever aimed at to disseminate information regarding safety measures to combat this fatal disease during upcoming monsoon season.
He said that Isolation Wards had been established at city Hospitals for treatment of Dengue fever patients.
Scientists this week reported progress in genetically engineering a 'vaccine for dengue fever, a severe viral disease of global significance that is beginning to spread to North America.
The VScan Dengue Fever kit gives results in under 20 minutes and is accurate greater than 99% of the time.
We wanted to describe characteristic clinical features (such as association of onset of visual symptoms with resolution of fever and nadir of thrombocytopenia) and propose epidemiologic explanations for the sudden rise in the incidence of observed ocular complications of dengue fever in our population.
Dengue fever, a deadly viral infection transmitted by mosquitoes, is spreading at an "alarming rate" in Dhaka, virologists, doctors and hospital sources in the Bangladeshi capital said Friday.