Clinical spectrum of fever of unknown origin among Indian children.

  title={Clinical spectrum of fever of unknown origin among Indian children.},
  author={Neha Y. Joshi and Krishnan Rajeshwari and Anand Prakash Dubey and Tarsempal Singh and Ramanpreet Kaur},
  journal={Annals of tropical paediatrics},
  volume={28 4},
BACKGROUND Fever of unknown origin (FUO) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in children, especially in tropical and developing countries. AIM To determine the aetiology and outcome of FUO in Indian children. METHODS A hospital-based, prospective, observational study was conducted over a 1-year period (2006-2007). Children aged > or =3 months to 12 years who qualified for the definition of FUO were recruited. Initial evaluation included complete blood count, peripheral smear… CONTINUE READING
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