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Fever in short gut patients with a central venous line (<18 years)
Editors: Danielle Barnes, Rachel Bensen, Dan Imler, MD, & 2 more...
Inclusion Criteria  (All criteria are present)
  • GI patient with indwelling central venous catheter (i.e. - Broviac, Hickman, port, PICC)
  • Fever (≥ 38.0 C (100.4 F) in the past 24 hours)
Exclusion Criteria
  • Positive blood culture that has not been fully treated

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