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Evaluation of the World Health Organization standard tourniquet test and a modified tourniquet test in the diagnosis of dengue infection in Viet Nam.

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OBJECTIVES: A positive tourniquet test is one of several clinical parameters considered by the World Health Organization to be important in the diagnosis of dengue haemorrhagic fever, but no formal evaluation of the test has been undertaken. As many doctors remain unconvinced of its usefulness, this study was designed to assess the diagnostic utility of both the standard test and a commonly employed modified test. METHODS: A prospective evaluation of the standard sphygmomanometer cuff tourni...

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Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
2
Pages:
125-132
Publication date:
2002-02-01
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
Language:
English
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38081
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2012-12-19

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