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What's the chance of getting dengue fever after the bite?

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Dr. Louis Petrie
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In brief: Dengue Presentation

Dengue presents clinically in less than 20% of cases.
The challenge is if you do not show an active disease process and at some point in the future you are bit again, there is a high risk for developing dengue hemorrhagic fever which can be fatal. Lab test are available to determine your exposure to dengue

In brief: Dengue Presentation

Dengue presents clinically in less than 20% of cases.
The challenge is if you do not show an active disease process and at some point in the future you are bit again, there is a high risk for developing dengue hemorrhagic fever which can be fatal. Lab test are available to determine your exposure to dengue
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