Dengue fever – a review

HSK Alam1, M Rahman2, PK Sarker3, MR Islam4

Dengue is a major public health problem worldwide. At present it is transmitted in
100 tropical countries. Early diagnosis of this disease is very difficult due to non
specific findings and broad differential diagnosis. Key to successful management
includes a high index of suspicion,prompt diagnosis and a team approach to
management. Fluid replacement therapy is the main stay of treatment that decrease
the case fatality of this disease.

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