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defervescence

 [def″er-ves´ens]
the period of abatement of fever.

def·er·ves·cence

(def'ĕr-ves'ents),
Falling of an elevated temperature; abatement of fever.
[L. de-fervesco, to cease boiling, fr. de- neg. + fervesco, to begin to boil]

defervescence

/def·er·ves·cence/ (def″er-ves´ens) the period of abatement of fever.

defervescence

(dē′fər-vĕs′əns)
n.
The abatement of a fever.

de′fer·vesce′ (-vĕs′) v.
de′fer·ves′cent adj.

defervescence

[di′fərves′əns]
Etymology: L, defervescere, to reduce heat
the diminishing or disappearance of a fever. defervescent, adj.

def·er·ves·cence

(def'ĕr-ves'ĕns)
Falling of an elevated temperature; abatement of fever.
[L. de-fervesco, to cease boiling, fr. de- neg. + fervesco, to begin to boil]

defervescence

The period during which a fever is returning to normal.

Defervescence

Return to normal body temperature after high fever.
Mentioned in: Paratyphoid Fever

def·er·ves·cence

(def'ĕr-ves'ĕns)
Falling of an elevated temperature; abatement of fever.
[L. de-fervesco, to cease boiling, fr. de- neg. + fervesco, to begin to boil]

defervescence

the period of abatement of fever. Called also decrement.
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In our study, combination treatment in children treated with ceftriaxone and ofloxacin had the mean (SD) time for defervescence as 5.
As the majority of typhoid fever patients are treated on a outpatient basis, a detailed information on the presenting features, time for defervescence, and response to therapy could not be obtained.
Food & Drug Administration and other regulatory bodies will determine whether CIDECIN is safe and effective in the treatment of cSST infections, we continue to be encouraged by data from our CIDECIN cSST Phase III studies suggesting trends in faster time to defervescence, quicker resolution of signs and symptoms and fewer days of intravenous therapy to achieve clinical success.
The clinical course in most cases is mild with fever and disappearance of additional symptoms in 10-14 days, the specific treatment defervescence occurs in 2-4 days.
Another option is azithromycin, which has been shown to be equally efficacious to quinolones in uncomplicated typhoid fever (25) Even with appropriate antibiotic therapy, defervescence of fever in typhoid cases is delayed and classically takes 3 - 5 days.
Its extracts possess defervescence, anti-inflammatory, anti-virus activities and enhance immunity (9).
Defervescence occurred within 1-5 days after starting therapy, even in patients with prolonged fever.
The fever persisted from 4 to 14 days (average 5 days) with abrupt defervescence.
After defervescence, patients usually have thrombocytopenia, signs of hemoconcentration, petechiae, purpuric lesions, and ecchymosis.
The optimal duration of therapy has not been established, but current regimens recommend continuation of treatment for at least 3 days following defervescence, for a minimum total course of 5 to 7 days.
The proven benefits of treating chickenpox with acyclovir in adolescents and young adults include a reduction in the number of lesions and in the duration of time of new lesion formation as well as the defervescence of fever.
9%) had defervescence at 24-48 hours of admission (Table 5) with the treatment protocol we followed (Table 4).