dengue fever

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Noun1.dengue fever - an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact

den·gue fever

n. dengue, fiebre endémica producida por un virus, transmitida por el mosquito Aedes.
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The diagnosis of dengue fever, dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome was based on the WHO criteria.
Methods: 563 patients with dengue viral infection that presented to 3 tertiary care hospitals of Lahore were included in this study, out of which approximately half of the patients were diagnosed as dengue haemorrhagic fever.
Dengue haemorrhagic fever in Cuba, 1981: a retrospective seroepidemiologic study.
Difficulties in applying the criteria for dengue haemorrhagic fever in the clinical situation, together with the increase in clinically severe dengue cases which did not fulfil the strict criteria, led to the request for the classification to be reconsidered .
Incidence of dengue haemorrhagic fever in local population of Lahore, Pakistan.
A clinical study of the patients with Dengue haemorrhagic fever during the epidemic of 1996 at Lucknow, India.
Dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) is prevalent among individuals of all age in north India.
Dengue is a mosquito-borne infection that causes a severe flu-like illness, and sometimes a potentially lethal complication called dengue haemorrhagic fever.
Re-emergence of dengue and emergence of dengue haemorrhagic fever in the Americas.
In the most recent outbreak 14,524 cases were reported between June 2001 and March 2002, including 81 cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever, three of which were fatal.
These same viruses are also responsible for a more severe viral illness, known as dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF).
Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) and Dengue Shock Syndrome (DSS) though common in South East Asia since early 1940's were reported in India for the first time from Calcutta in 1963.