Which lab tests should be performed in the workup of possible dengue?

Updated: May 03, 2019
  • Author: Darvin Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTM&H; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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The following laboratory tests should also be performed in the workup of patients with possible dengue:

  • Complete blood cell (CBC) count
  • Metabolic panel
  • Serum protein and albumin levels
  • Liver panel
  • Coagulation panel with or without disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) panel

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