Serum lipid profile: a predictor of clinical outcome in dengue infection.

@article{Suvarna2009SerumLP,
  title={Serum lipid profile: a predictor of clinical outcome in dengue infection.},
  author={Jyoti Chandrashekar Suvarna and Pankaj P Rane},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={576-85}
}
OBJECTIVES To correlate serum lipoproteins levels with dengue severity, clinical outcome (patient survival), bleeding severity, capillary leakage, supportive care requirement and hospital stay duration. METHODS Single centre, prospective study. SETTING Tertiary care hospital. SUBJECTS 50 (1 month-18 years) dengue fever cases and 50 age and sex matched non-febrile controls. Methods: patients were classified (WHO criteria) as dengue fever (DF), dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF), dengue shock… CONTINUE READING