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How is Kawasaki Disease Diagnosed?

As we have said there is currently no single blood test for Kawasaki Disease.  It can be diagnosed when there is persistent fever and any of the five symptoms listed above are present. Not all symptoms have to be present for a diagnosis to be made.  However, we know that Kawasaki Disease can be difficult to recognise – especially as some of the symptoms may have been and gone when Kawasaki Disease is being considered.  It is important to try to remember what has happened with your child and what symptoms there have been over previous days, when seeking medical advice.