What are the signs and symptoms of sepsis in infants requiring emergent management of fever?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Hina Z Ghory, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Temperature elevation may not be the only sign of sepsis in neonates and infants. Other potential signs and symptoms of sepsis unique to infancy should also be assessed. History taking is an important part of clinical decision making.


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