Arbovirus

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Background

  • Infections spread by mosquitos, ticks, flies.
  • Dengue fever is the most common causes of arboviral disease around the world.
  • Increased incidence in warmer months.

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Evaluation

  • Detailed travel and exposure history
    • Local epidemiologic patterns helpful
  • Specific serologic testing

Management

Disposition

See Also

External Links

References

  • Takhar SS, Moran GJ. Disseminated Viral Infections. In: Tintinalli JE, Stapczynski J, Ma O, Cline DM, Cydulka RK, Meckler GD, T. eds. Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2011.