reference fever in children : nejm

  • The Underrecognized Burden of Influenza in Young Children
    …influenza, we performed active, prospective surveillance among children younger than five years of age who resided in three counties and presented to the inpatient and outpatient settings with acute respiratory tract infections or fever. This study differed from two previous NVSN reports. One report…

    N Engl J Med 355:31, July 6, 2006 Original Article

  • The Efficacy of a Salmonella typhi Vi Conjugate Vaccine in Two-to-Five-Year-Old Children
    …typhoid fever is common, serious, and increasingly difficult to treat because of the increasing resistance of Salmonella typhi to antibiotics. 1 2 3 4 5 Typhoid fever was once thought to occur primarily in older children and young adults. In children younger than five years of age, typhoid fever was often…

    N Engl J Med 344:1263, April 26, 2001 Original Article

  • A Population-Based Study of Primary Human Herpesvirus 6 Infection
    …curves (P=0.64). Clinical Manifestations of Primary HHV-6 Infection Of the 81 children with a well-defined time of acquisition of HHV-6, 93 percent had symptoms. Fever, fussiness, and rhinorrhea were present in most children at the time of HHV-6 acquisition (in 57 percent, 69 percent, and 65 percent,…

    N Engl J Med 352:768, February 24, 2005 Original Article

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  • Persistent Efficacy of Vi Conjugate Vaccine against Typhoid Fever in Young Children
    children whose parents consented to have blood drawn before the first and after the second injection at a health clinic. 2 3 As planned, after unblinding, passive surveillance was conducted for 19 months. Cases of typhoid were identified with the use of blood cultures in children who had a fever for…

    N Engl J Med 349:1390, October 2, 2003 Correspondence

  • Environmental Exposure to Endotoxin and Its Relation to Asthma in School-Age Children
    …the first year of life. Results Complete data were available for 812 children, 319 from farming families and 493 from nonfarming families. The mean (±SD) age was 9.5±1.2 years. The adjusted odds ratios for asthma and hay-fever symptoms in relation to the farming status did not differ significantly…

    N Engl J Med 347:869, September 19, 2002 Original Article

  • Typhoid Fever
    …typhoid fever vary with the patient population studied. Most patients who present to hospitals with typhoid fever are children or young adults from 5 to 25 years of age. 1 52 53 However, community-based studies in areas of endemic disease indicate that many patients with typhoid, particularly children under…

    N Engl J Med 347:1770, November 28, 2002 Review Article

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  • Fever in Immunocompromised Patients
    …profound neutropenia have high fevers when they have infections, so reservoirs of pyrogens other than neutrophils are also important. Need for Urgent Evaluation and Intervention One of the most important decisions with respect to an immunocompromised patient is whether a fever requires urgent evaluation…

    N Engl J Med 341:893, September 16, 1999 Review Article

  • La Crosse Encephalitis in Children
    …hospitalized and the number of hours hospitalized before resolution of fever; the rate of resolution of fever; the number of days in the pediatric intensive care unit; and the number of hours intubated. Results Patients A total of 127 children met the criteria for inclusion in the study. None of the viral cultures…

    N Engl J Med 344:801, March 15, 2001 Original Article

  • A Trial of Combination Antimalarial Therapies in Children from Papua New Guinea
    …Declaration of Helsinki. All authors vouch for the validity and completeness of the data presented. Patients For children 0.5 to 5 years of age who had an axillary temperature above 37.5°C or a fever during the previous 24 hours as reported by the family, a blood smear was obtained and examined microscopically…

    N Engl J Med 359:2545, December 11, 2008 Original Article

  • Efficacy of RTS,S/AS01E Vaccine against Malaria in Children 5 to 17 Months of Age
    …episodes of malaria involving any parasitemia density with fever (a secondary end point) in the according-to-protocol cohort, as well as cases qualifying as primary and secondary end points in the intention-to-treat cohort (i.e., all children randomly assigned to receive vaccinations) and multiple episodes…

    N Engl J Med 359:2521, December 11, 2008 Original Article

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  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever from an Unexpected Tick Vector in Arizona
    …2004) of Rocky Mountain spotted fever among children and adolescents 19 years of age or younger in the region was 1800 cases per million persons. Laboratory, epidemiologic, and clinical features of the 16 patients with confirmed or probable Rocky Mountain spotted fever are presented in Table 1. Cases…

    N Engl J Med 353:587, August 11, 2005 Original Article

  • Prevalence of Rheumatic Heart Disease Detected by Echocardiographic Screening
    ….2). In each selected classroom, all children for whom written informed consent could be obtained from a parent or guardian (91.6% of children) were included in the study. For each child, any history of acute rheumatic fever was noted. The participating children then underwent a detailed clinical and…

    N Engl J Med 357:470, August 2, 2007 Original Article

  • Melamine-Contaminated Powdered Formula and Urolithiasis in Young Children
    …40]). Neither of these two children had received high-melamine formula, and neither had symptoms of infection such as fever and diarrhea. The urinary calcium:creatinine ratio was measured in 404 children and compared with the published reference values for young children: 7 months of age or younger…

    N Engl J Med 360:1067, March 12, 2009 Original Article

  • The Burden of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Young Children
    …cared for 30% of the children in Nashville, 60% in Rochester, and 95% in Cincinnati. Eligible children were under 5 years of age and had received a diagnosis of acute respiratory infection, which was defined as an illness presenting with one or more of the following symptoms: fever, cough, earache, nasal…

    N Engl J Med 360:588, February 5, 2009 Original Article

  • Case 17-2000: A 21-Week-Old Girl with Fever and a Renal Mass
    Presentation of Case A 21-week-old girl was admitted to the hospital because of fever. The infant had been born by normal spontaneous vaginal delivery to a 37-year-old nulliparous woman after a full-term, uncomplicated pregnancy. The mother had endometritis after delivery. The infant’s birth weight was…

    N Engl J Med 342:1733, June 8, 2000 Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital

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  • Comparison of Three Fluid Solutions for Resuscitation in Dengue Shock Syndrome
    …the 1950s. 1 Dengue hemorrhagic fever is characterized by systemic vascular leakage and disordered hemostasis and may develop after infection with any of four dengue viral serotypes. 2 3 Between 250,000 and 500,000 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever, mainly in children, are reported to the World Health…

    N Engl J Med 353:877, September 1, 2005 Original Article

  • The Risk of Seizures after Receipt of Whole-Cell Pertussis or Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccine
    …by focal signs. Nonfebrile seizures were defined as seizures that were unassociated with fever and not attributable to an existing disease process. In this latter group, we also included seizures among children with a diagnosis of epilepsy or residual seizure disorder. Seizures that were due to an underlying…

    N Engl J Med 345:656, August 30, 2001 Original Article

  • Neurologic Complications in Children with Enterovirus 71 Infection
    …which has a prevalence pattern typical of enteroviral disease, with peaks in the summer and fall. Young children are most commonly affected. The infection is characterized by several days of fever and vomiting; ulcerative lesions of the buccal mucosa, tongue, palate, and gums; and lesions of the hands…

    N Engl J Med 341:936, September 23, 1999 Original Article

  • A Double-Blind Comparison of Empirical Oral and Intravenous Antibiotic Therapy for Low-Risk Febrile Patients with Neutropenia during Cancer Chemotherapy
    During the treatment of cancer, the appearance of fever with neutropenia is the first manifestation of a potentially life-threatening bacterial infection. 1 Prompt hospitalization of patients with cancer who have fever and neutropenia and initiation of empirical intravenous therapy with broad-spectrum…

    N Engl J Med 341:305, July 29, 1999 Original Article

  • Case 32-2006: A 3-Year-Old Girl with Fever after a Visit to Africa
    …hospital because of fever and parasites in the peripheral blood. Three weeks earlier, the patient and her 5-year-old brother and mother had traveled to Nigeria to visit relatives. Antimalarial chemoprophylaxis had been prescribed for the patient’s mother but not for the children. They stayed in an urban…

    N Engl J Med 355:1715, October 19, 2006 Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital

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