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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Doctors have reminded people that since dengue fever persists in their environment, it is therefore essential to ensure necessary precautions with equal care that the fever that persists for more than six to seven days, without any reason, must not be ignored and the person must be referred to a qualified doctor.
Earlier this month, 180 new cases of suspected dengue fever were reported in five governorates, 115 of which were confirmed to be dengue fever sufferers.
The number of countries indicating that Dengue Fever is a becoming a problem is growing each year.
The clinical manifestations reported in this study illustrate the difficulty in differentiating chikungunya infection from classical dengue fever but may help to differentiate this infection from other causes of febrile exanthcma in travelers.
The combination of Hawaii Biotech's vaccine development technologies with VAI's biopharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities will increase the likelihood of this important vaccine reaching the global markets for the prevention of dengue fever.
Those bitten by the mosquito can get dengue fever and those already infected once if infected again are prone to higher risk of getting dengue hemorrhagic fever.
wishes to announce that the interest by regulatory authorities and the company's distributors has increased substantially for its VScan Dengue Fever and Malaria test kits.
In a recent dengue fever outbreak at a construction site in Singapore, patients had serologic and virologic evidence of primary dengue infection with serotype 2 virus (24).
In a second and separate product specific agreement with AccuDx, Vencor agreed to assist AccuDx in seeking FDA licenses and approvals for its Dengue Fever and HIV Rapid Tests for which products Vencor will receive 50% ownership.
To date, the Holy Family Hospital (HFH) has registered 263 dengue fever suspects while 1032 suspects were registered with Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Javaid added.
Masood Ahmed Solangi has said that dengue fever also known as "break bone fever" because dengue patients usually express contorted movements due to intense joint and muscle pain.
The VScan rapid test kit is a single use, disposable, accurate, cost effective, east to use, test for the screening of HIV 1&2, Hepatitis B&C, Tuberculosis (TB), Dengue Fever, West Nile, Syphilis, Malaria and Prostate Cancer.