SOURCE - WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION - COUNTRY OFFICE FOR INDIA
Laboratory findings in dengue: Blood picture
•If a patient is suspected to be having dengue, the doctor may ask the patient to get a blood test done.
•Findings such as reduced platelets or an increase in blood haematocrit makes dengue more likely.
(Platelets are cells in blood that help to stop bleeding. Haematocrit indicates the thickness of blood).