What are diagnostic considerations for parasitic infections in fever of unknown origin (FUO)?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Sandra G Gompf, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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If the physician is unaware of a history of recent travel to an endemic area and if the fever pattern is nonsynchronized, malaria can be missed as a cause of fever.


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