Fever of unknown origin (< 18 years) - Curbside Fever of unknown origin (< 18 years) - Curbside
Fever of unknown origin (< 18 years)
Editors: Dan Imler, MD
Inclusion Criteria  (Any one criteria present)
  • Fever >38.3C (101F) at least once per day for ≥ 8 days
  • No apparent diagnosis after initial evaluation that includes a detailed history and thorough physical examination
Exclusion Criteria
  • Immunosuppressed, transplant recipient, history of cancer
  • Ill appearing or signs of SIRS
  • Pregnancy

Consider infectious disease, or other subspecialty consult

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