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Pyrexia Pyrexia is defined as a body temperature above the normal range (36-37C). It is a common sign of bacterial or viral infection, and can be an important early indication of serious infection including puerperal sepsis, chorioamnionitis, wound infection, breast infection, pyelonephritis, pneumonia or sub-acute bacterial endocarditis, which may lead to systemic sepsis causing significant […]

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