Dengue fever

Dengue fever is an acute viral vector-borne disease characterized by "two" fever, joint affection, rash, leukopenia. Transmitted by mosquitoes. In the USSR is not found. The mosquito is a vector fever is found on the Caucasian coast of the Black sea. Of Dengue are registered in a number of countries with tropical and subtropical climates.
Pathogen - filterable virus, it is found in the patient's blood at the end of the incubation period and within 9-20 days of illness. The source of infection is a sick man and monkey. The incubation period is 5 to 15 days. Treatment of symptomatic. Prevention: compulsory hospitalization, which excludes access of mosquitoes to someone, prevention of import of vector species, the quarantine for people arriving from countries prone to this disease.