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Dengue Fever


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Diagnosis of Dengue

Slide 17

May 2012

Although we will discuss the laboratory diagnosis of dengue, this may not always be utilized. In 75% of cases, the disease may be asymptomatic.  In many cases, dengue may be diagnosed by a combination of clinical signs in addition to travel history.

In addition, many other differential diagnoses need to be ruled out. Dengue presentation may be similar to: influenza, malaria, typhoid fever, leptospirosis, and other acute febrile syndromes.

Diagnosis of Dengue


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