Chapter

Fever

M. Estée Török, Fiona J. Cooke and Ed Moran

in Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2016 | ISBN: 9780199671328
Published online November 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191841927 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199671328.003.0013

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

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This chapter covers sepsis syndromes (characterized by systemic inflammation), pyrexia of unknown origin (including nosocomial pyrexia of unknown origin, immune-deficient pyrexia of unknown origin, and HIV-related pyrexia of unknown origin), imported fever or fever in returning travellers, and eosinophilia in returning travellers or migrants such as helminthic infections.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Medical Microbiology and Virology

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