Jammu, September 16: The health department of Jammu has issued an alert to all the hospitals of the city to keep a close eye on all the patients admitted with high fever after the confirmation of five dengue cases.
It is pertinent to mention here that the department has already banned the NS1 test for diagnosing of dengue fever by clinics, hospitals, nursing homes and clinical establishments and recommended the National Institute of Virology kit, commonly known as ELISA test, for the detection of IgM to confirm fever.
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