Dengue is a mosquito-borne infection transmitted by Aedes Mosquitoe. It is also known as breakbone fever.
Dengue Viruses can be grouped in to 4 serotypes i.e. DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3, and DEN-4 belonging to genous flavi virus, family flavi viridae.
High grade fever
Pain in joints and muscles
Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever:
Bleeding from mouth, nose
Damage to blood vessels
Blood plasma leakage
Dengue Shock Syndrome
Dangerously low blood pressure
Diagnosis is done by the Clinical Presentation and the Blood Tests
Method of Prevention:
- Control the mosquitos in and outside of your home and office etc.
- Avoid mosquito bites, wear clothes that covers the skin fully.
- Personal Protection and also the Environmental Management.