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Approach to fever in the returning traveler

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Fever in the returning traveler is a common clinical scenario that often leads to hospitalization and may be the only symptom of a serious or life-threatening illness.1 Three percent of 784 Americans who traveled abroad for short periods reported an episode of febrile illness,2 and fever was the chief symptom in 28% of 24,920 ill travelers who presented to travel clinics on their return home.3 The absolute number of travelers is large and rising, with the International Tourism Organization...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1056/NEJMra1508435

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Massachusetts Medical Society Publisher's website
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New England Journal of Medicine Journal website
Volume:
376
Issue:
6
Pages:
548-560
Publication date:
2017-02-09
Acceptance date:
2016-10-27
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EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
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pubs:679177
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uri:09a6a30d-ca47-4131-b123-efb37ef4ae7e
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uuid:09a6a30d-ca47-4131-b123-efb37ef4ae7e
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pubs:679177
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6

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