HOW TO RECOGNIZE DENGUE FEVER/DENGUE HAEMORRHAGIC FEVER
Dengue Fever (DF) is an acute febrile illness of 2-7 days duration (sometimes with two peaks) with
two or more of the following manifestations:
Haemorrhagic manifestation (petechiae and positive tourniquest test) and
n children, DF is usually mild. In some adults, DF may be the classic incapacitating disease with
severe bone pain and recovery may be associated with prolonged fatigue and depression.