International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 8, Part D (2018)
A clinical study of dengue fever
Dr. Harinadht Reddy and Dr. Ram Keshav Reddy
Dengue fever is caused by Flavivirus, transmitted by Aedes Mosquito and estimated 70-300 million cases dengue fever and several hundred thousand cases of dengue Hemorrhagic fever occurs each year (1). The increasing number may be due to climate factors, travel and urbanization (2). It is worldwide disease particularly effects subsaharan Africa, India, China, Srilanka. It causes high morbidity and mortality.
Materials and Method: Our study conducted in Andhrapradesh, Telangana States from Jan 2016 to Dec 2017. Patients with symptoms of dengue fever included in this study. Total 900 patients were included in this study. 550 were Male and 350 were Female blood samples were send for NS1 antigen and IgM antibody Elsia.
Results: Dengue fever is positive in 170 Males (? 38%) and 116 Females (? 33%) Total positive patients are 286 out of this 192 are IgM positive 94 are NS1 positive.
Conclusion: Dengue fever are common in India throughout the year particularly more in rainy season. So there is need to control mosquito by public health department.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Harinadht Reddy and Dr. Ram Keshav Reddy. A clinical study of dengue fever. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(8): 206-208.