Fever in the returned traveler.

@article{Re2003FeverIT,
  title={Fever in the returned traveler.},
  author={Vincent Lo Re and Stephen J. Gluckman},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2003},
  volume={68 7},
  pages={1343-50}
}
With the rising popularity of international travel to exotic locations, family physicians are encountering more febrile patients who recently have visited tropical countries. In the majority of cases, the fever is caused by a common illness such as tracheobronchitis, pneumonia, or urinary tract infection. However, fever in returned travelers always should raise suspicion for a severe or potentially life-threatening tropical infection. In addition to the usual medical history, physicians should… CONTINUE READING
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