INCIDENCE OF DENGUE FEVERS INA TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL&IN ITS OUTCOME
Dr.Sureswara Reddy, *Settipalli Varalakshmi, Kundala Tokam Sangeetha, V. Reddy Sravani
Dengue is the most rapidly spreading aedes mosquito borne viral disease in the world. In the last 50 years incidence has increased 30-fold with increasing geographic expansion to new countries. The dengue virus is transmitted by a bite from the Aedes aegypti mosquito. Only the female mosquito transmits the dengue virus. This mosquito is a daytime biter, both inside and outside homes, and is most active in the hours after sunrise and before sunset. Transmission of dengue is now life threatening in every region of the world and more than 125 countries are known to be dengue endemic. Dengue inflicts a significant health, economic and social burden on the populations of endemic areas. Dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome (DSS) are major causes of childhood morbidity and mortality in many tropical countries. Increased intravascular permeability leading to shock is the cardinal feature of DSS. Fluid resuscitation to counteract massive plasma leakage is the mainstay of treatment. A retrospective study was done on dengue and its outcome in Rajivgandhi institute of medical science (Rims), kadapa Under The Guidance Of Dr. SureswaraReddy Md(Gen), Dept Of General Medicine. The main criteria of this study was to measure the incidence rate of dengue & its outcome in kadapa region.
Keywords: Dengue fever, Incidence.
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