defervescence


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defervescence

[def·ər′ves·əns]
(cell and molecular biology)
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Overall, mean (SD) time taken for defervescence of fever was 3.
3) She initially responded with defervescence, improved heart function, liver enzymes nearly normalized and serum ferritin decreased nicely (Table 1).
In view of acute inguinal lymphadenitis, the child was started on intravenous cloxacillin but there was neither resolution of lymphadenitis nor defervescence of fever even after five days of antibiotics.
Dengue NS-1 antigen can be found in patient's serum until the production of anti-NS-1 IgG or in some instances a few days after defervescence.
Approximately 5% of persons with symptomatic infections can experience severe manifestations around the time of defervescence because of an increase in vascular permeability leading to plasma leakage and the potential for clinically significant pleural effusions and ascites, hypovolemic shock, severe hemorrhage (e.
of patient showing defervescence within 5 days and median time to defferevescence in hours).
3,14) Treatment should be continued forn two to three days after defervescence to avoid relapse or potential recrudescent infections years to decades later.
1), (6) Usually, if there is no defervescence within 48 hours, or if there are signs of a line infection such as itching at the insertion site, erythema or discharge, vancomycin therapy should be initiated if renal function is adequate.
The tissue cultures had grown pansensitive Paeruginosa and coagulase-negative staphylococci, which were adequately covered by empiric treatment at the time of the otolaryngology consult and likely explain the patient's defervescence.
Another study showed that a Th-2 immune response occurs in patients with dengue around the time of defervescence (17) which again confirmed our in vivo and in vitro findings (6,7).
36) Doxycycline is highly effective and a clinical response with symptom relief and fever defervescence can be expected within 48 hours.
There are reports of prolonged defervescence after ciprofloxacin therapy (9-12).