Flashcards in  Arthropod-Borne Infections Deck (21):
How many dengue serotypes are there?
This vector of dengue is more active outdoors and thrives in a wider range of habitats such as coconut husks and bamboo stumps
This vector of dengue thrives in water-filled breeding sites and typically feeds and rests indoors
What do you use for a Tourniquet test?
A sphygmomanometer cuff and not a tourniquet
How do you perform the tourniquet test?
What is a positive result?
1. Inflate blood pressure cuff to a point between SBP and DBP for five minutes
2. Count the total number of petechiae visible in a circle or a square with an area of 1 square inch
A positive result is more than 20 petechiae per square inch
How can you classify a patient as having non-severe dengue?
Patients improve after defervescence
How can you say that a patient is in the critical phase of dengue?
Dengue Warning Signs
3. Abdominal Pain
4. Pleural Effusion
6. Liver Enlargement
7. Persistent Vomiting
The shock of dengue does not last longer than?
Describe the convalescent rash of Dengue
"Isles of white in the sea of Red"
What antibodies should you test for a primary dengue infection?
What antibodies should you test for a secondary dengue infection?
Main difference between dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever
No evidence of plasma leakage in dengue fever
Main problem of old WHO Classification 1997
The definitions are too rigid
Is dengue fever a milder case compared to dengue hemorrhagic fever?
Not always, this cannot be assumed
What blood component therapy should be given to patients with dengue?
Why should you not prescribe NSAIDs for children with acute febrile illness?
This is contraindicated for Dengue
Treatment for CHIKV-Induced Arthralgia
(This is why it's important to distinguish from dengue)
This disease is the most common worldwide cause of epidemic encephalitis
Japanese Encephalitis Virus
Japanese Encephalitis usually affects what age group?