Journal of Clinical Toxicology

Journal of Clinical Toxicology
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0495

+44 1478 350008

Devanshi Gosai

Department of Pathology, Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute and Research Centre, Vadodara, India

  • Case Report   
    To Study the Effectiveness of Platelet Transfusion in Management of Dengue Patients in Tertiary Care Hospital
    Author(s): Ashu Dogra*, Kaushik Rana and Devanshi Gosai

    Background: Dengue has been emerging as rapidly spreading and dreaded mosquito borne disease caused by the bite of Aedes Aegypti Mosquito. Clinical features are variable and presents with Dengue fever or Dengue Hemorrhagic fever or more severe Dengue shock syndrome. Thrombocytopenia is presenting feature in in all Dengue cases and some often presents with bleeding. Platelet transfusions are given in patients with haemorrhagic symptoms. Present study thus aims to study the effectiveness of platelet transfusion in management of Dengue patients with Dengue haemorrhagic fever and Dengue shock syndrome. Results: In present study, a total of 20 patients were diagnosed as dengue confirmed cases by serological testing methods. Out of 20, 12 (60%) patients had dengue fever with platelet count in range of 50,000-80,000 per.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0495.21.s16.003

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