What is the emergent workup for children older than 24 months with fever?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Hina Z Ghory, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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The febrile child older than 24 months (who has been previously fully immunized) is primarily evaluated by obtaining a history and performing a physical examination.

Specific workup and/or treatment is based on the clinical findings and suspicion of disease. [87, 88, 89]


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