A Study of Serum Ferritin Level in Patients of Dengue Fever and Its Correlation with the Se-verity of Dengue Fever in Tertiary Care Hospital of South Gujarat

A Study of Serum Ferritin Level in Patients of Dengue Fever and Its Correlation with the Se-verity of Dengue Fever in Tertiary Care Hospital of South Gujarat

Authors

  • Maulikkumar K Prajapati Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education and Research, Surat, India
  • Urvi C Patel Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education and Research, Surat, India
  • Pritesh G Patel Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education and Research, Surat, India
  • Chintan M Kakadiya Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education and Research, Surat, India
  • Kamalchandra P Naik Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education and Research, Surat, India
  • Deepika Patel Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education and Research, Surat, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55489/njmr.12042022930

Keywords:

Dengue fever, serum ferritin, Dengue shock syndrome, Dengue hemorrhagic fever

Abstract

Introduction In more than 100 endemic countries, there are 50 to 100 million new cases reported per year, according to the WHO. The dengue pandemic has caused significant death. There is usually only supportive care offered and no effective therapy. The purpose of the study was there was any effect on the level of serum ferritin in patients of dengue.

Methodology This was an observational, Prospective study conducted at the Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education and Research General Medicine department among dengue fever cases.

Result  serum ferritin level from on admission then on day 3 and then day 5 in non-severe and severe dengue cases showed p value <0.001 which was statically significant.

Conclusion The use of a serum ferritin level alone with a cut-off value of more than 900 ng/ml is indicated.

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Published

2022-12-31

How to Cite

Prajapati, M. K., Patel, U. C., Patel, P. G., Kakadiya, C. M., Naik, K. P. ., & Patel, D. . (2022). A Study of Serum Ferritin Level in Patients of Dengue Fever and Its Correlation with the Se-verity of Dengue Fever in Tertiary Care Hospital of South Gujarat. National Journal of Medical Research, 12(04), 69–72. https://doi.org/10.55489/njmr.12042022930

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