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afebrile

[¦ā¦fēb‚ril]
(medicine)
Without fever.
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* Discharge when afebrile for 24 hours with oral antibiotics for 7 to 10 days.
A total of 205 cases of suspected afebrile malarial patients were advised MP test.
At admission, she was afebrile and exhibited orthopnea and dyspnea.
At his one-week follow-up clinic visit, he was afebrile and with no arthralgias.
This case was atypical, as the patient presented five weeks post-procedure, and at time of presentation she was afebrile. In this clinical situation, the patient did not receive anticoagulation and was managed conservatively, with clinical resolution of her symptoms.
Using this strategy that incorporated the D-index and serial s-GMI assessment we were able to avoid the initiation of antifungal therapy based on just the presence of fever, and to start an antifungal agent in afebrile patients, or earlier than day 7 of empiric antibiotic therapy in patients at high risk who presented an indirect sign of IMD.
Various risk factors are said to play a role in aetiology of FS are gender, developmental delay, breast-feeding duration, sudden high body temperature, maternal history of alcohol consumption/smoking, family history,3 bacterial and viral infections,4 certain vaccinations,5 and iron and zinc deficiencies.6 The recurrence rates of FSs vary in different parts of the globe.2 Risk factors for recurrence are low fever at initial seizure and family history of afebrile seizures.3
[sup][1],[3],[5] In the present case, the patient was afebrile and did not have any abdominal pain or general malaise.
The patient remained afebrile, though drainage fluid contained necrotic tissue and pus, and was discharged from the hospital 15 days later.
He had remained afebrile throughout the entire clinical course.