Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 21, issue 4, P1033-1054 2007 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2007.09.001 View full text
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Emilio Bouza, Belén Loeches, Patricia Muñoz

Abstract: Fever is a common clinical manifestation in transplant patients, and it may be due to many different reasons. In the general population, infections and malignancies as causes of fever of unknown origin (FUO) have decreased over time, whereas inflammatory diseases and undiagnosed fevers have increased. This article reviews FUO in transplant patients, despite there being no clear and widely accepted definition of FUO for such patients. The methodology of diagnosis has been accelerated and made more accurate, not…

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