Fever without apparent source on clinical examination. Lower respiratory infections in children, and other infectious diseases

Paul L. McCarthy, Jean E. Klig, Jeffrey Kahn

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This section focuses on issues in infectious disease that are commonly encountered in pediatric office practice. Paul McCarthy discusses recent literature regarding the evaluation and management of acute fevers without apparent source on clinical examination in infants and children and the evaluation of children with prolonged fevers of unknown origin. Jean Klig reviews recent literature about lower respiratory tract infection in children. Finally, Jeffrey Kahn discusses recent developments concerning rotavirus vaccine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-106
Number of pages18
JournalCurrent Opinion in Pediatrics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1999


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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