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Dengue Ns1 Antibody
Cannot: Ns 1 is a protein not made in the virus but accumulates on the surface of infected cells and is one of the factors which plays a major role in the leakage syndrome and hemorrhagic nephritis syndrome which may occur in severe dengue infection. This must be managed symptomatically. You cannot cure dengue. Vaccine hopefully in future. ...Read more
Definition of the word may have come from swahili "ka-dinga pepo", meaning cramp-like seizure caused by an evil spirit. Dengue or breakbone fever is a viral, flu like illness spread by a day biting mosquito. Many have no symptoms but, if stricken, those ill have high fever, headache, shaking chills, & rash. Repeat illness dangerous. 50% of world population at risk as ...Read more
2nd day of fever dengue ns1 antigen positive. On eighth day IgM negative but IgG positive and no fever. Had arthritis 20 yrs back. Is this dengue?
Ns1 is quite: Specific. You likely did have dengue.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'd dengue a month back. During hectic travel, had same symptoms again. Today IgM test antibodies detected. Is it confirm I have dengue again ?
No: Anti-dengue igm can stay around for as long as a year. The best way to make the diagnosis of a second attack is by symptoms and signs. It is often quite severe, since it's by a second variant of dengue and you're very immune to the first, so your immune system may make you seriously ill. You'll know in a short time. Hoping this is not dengue again, or that you'll get good supporting treatment. ...Read more
Could either severe dengue fever and/or antibiotic induced anaphylactic shock trigger a chronic obstruction of hepatobiliary system? Thank you.
My son 15 months old has high fever for last 8 days continuous. Managed with pcm and antibiotics. No malaria, dengue, typhoid. Has cough too. ?
I'm having high grade fever on and off since tuesday. On the 3rd day, i had the ns1 ag test and the result came back positive for dengue. Do I have em?
A positive antigen: Test certainly suggests active disease. While dengue is certainly not universally fatal there can be significant morbidity. There is no cure only supportive treatment to aid with symptoms. If you are otherwise healthy then you should do well but with very uncomfortable symptoms. Contact your doctor for close follow up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers