Flashcards in Micro 22 - RNA Virus I Deck (4):
What is the Tourniquet test?
A WHO field test for hemorrhagic fever of Dengue. Blood pressure cuff is inflated to a point between SBP and DBP and left on for 5 minutes. If there is excess petechiae on skin: increased capillary wall fragility and thrombocytopenia.
What are the symptoms of Dengue fever?
AKA Break Bone Fever, there is muscle/joint pain, headache and retro-orbital headache.
What is Dengue hemorrhagic fever?
It is a complication of Dengue fever where