An epidemic of dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome
in and around vellore.
An epidemic of dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome
in children in Delhi.
DHF and dengue shock syndrome
, which is frequently fatal, appear to be more likely after a person is reinfected by unique strains of virus of a different serotype.
Infection with Dengue virus results in distinct forms of disease, mainly, classical Dengue fever and potentially fatal Dengue hemorrhagic fever or Dengue shock syndrome
The great majority of the estimated 100 million infections annually worldwide are either asymptomatic or cause a mild 'undifferentiated' fever but the more severe forms of the disease, dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome
have significant morbidity and mortality.
Fever may lead to bleeding, low level of platelets and blood plasma leakage, or into dengue shock syndrome
which is low blood pressure, he said.
Dengue virus (DENV) infection is currently estimated to affect 390 million patients worldwide, with nearly 100 million of these cases manifesting with consequences ranging from the painful Dengue Fever to the potentially fatal Severe Dengue including Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) and Dengue Shock Syndrome
Dengue fever (DF), dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) and dengue shock syndrome
(DSS) are caused by dengue virus (DENV) that belongs to the family of Flaviviridae, consisting of four closely related serotypes (1).
Among the 196 confirmed case-patients, 31 were hospitalized; 5 were found to have dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), and 1 died of dengue shock syndrome
However, in some people it can present with life threatening complications such Dengue Shock Syndrome
and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever.
There are four types of dengue -- DENV 1, DENV2, DENV3 and DENV 4 -- that are capable of producing diseases ranging from self- limiting dengue fever ( DF) to severe life- threatening dengue haemorrhagic fever ( F) and dengue shock syndrome
The geographical spread of the mosquito vector, Aedes aegypti, has led to the global resurgence of epidemic Dengue Fever in the past 25 years and an increase in the more severe forms of the disease such as Dengue haemorrhagic fever and Dengue shock syndrome