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Related to continuous fever: remittent fever, Inverse temperature

fever

(Excitement), noun agitation, ardor, arousing, delirium, desire, disquiet, eagerness, enthusiasm, exhilaration, fervency, fever pitch, feverish excitement, feverishness, fire, fomentation, frenzy, galvanization, heat, intensity, panic, passion, provocation, stimulation, stirring up, tizzy, turmoil, upset, working up, zeal, zealousness, zest
Associated concepts: proceedings reaching a fever pitch

fever

(Illness), noun affliction, ailment, eleeated temperature, feverishness, has a disorder, has a malady, has an affliction, has an ailment, ill health, illness, in poor health, infirmity, not healthy, sickness, temperature
Associated concepts: fee services, health care
See also: furor
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We included in our study those patients who had been injured in the earthquake and admitted to Sichuan Provincial People's Hospital from May 12 through July 31, 2008, and who had any of the following conditions: increased wound secretion after debridement, indicating possible infection; continuous fever >38.
Case report: A 19-year old unmarried female patient presented with low grade continuous fever associated with chills and rigors of two weeks duration and altered consciousness (EMV score--6/15) for the last three hours following an attack of generalized tonic clonic convulsions.
Older children and adults had to have had continuous fever for at least three days before a blood specimen was obtained for culture.
It was associated with high-grade continuous fever not subsiding after medication.
Obvious clinical signs, including inappetence, lethargy, high and continuous fever, red discolorations in the body, and blue ears were observed in piglets inoculated with WUH1 (Figure 2, panel A).

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