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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.

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What are the symptoms of Dengue fever?

AKA Break Bone Fever, there is muscle/joint pain, headache and retro-orbital headache.

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What is Dengue hemorrhagic fever?

It is a complication of Dengue fever where

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How many serotype are there for Dengue?

Four.