Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica
ISSN 1726-4634 versión impresa
A case of an adult patient diagnosed with dengue fever serotype 3, confirmed using reverse-transcription- polymerase chain reaction, which was admitted to Iquitos Hospital in April 2005. During hospitalization, this patient complied with all criteria for defining a hemorrhagic dengue fever case according to the World Health Organization. The patient did well with supportive therapy, and he was discharged uneventfully. The importance of a good clinical diagnosis, strict monitoring, and timely supportive therapy when managing these cases is emphasized.
Palabras llave: Hemorrhagic Dengue Fever; Case Report; Peru (source: DeCS BIREME).
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