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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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Protracted and recurrent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia despite defervescence with vancomycin therapy.
On day 12 of illness, 96 hours after defervescence, encephalitic manifestations (mild confusion, dysarthria, ataxia, and bilateral ptosis) developed.
Because many HCP were afebrile and others might still be infectious >24 hours after defervescence, our results support the overriding need for influenza vaccination of HCP as the preferred prevention method in health care settings.
Interim guidelines for protecting HCWs from pandemic (H1N1) 2009 (9) suggest that HCWs in whom fever and respiratory symptoms develop should be excluded from work for at least 24 hours after defervescence.
Treatment with ceftazidime (2 g intravenously 4x/d) and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (1,920 mg orally 2x/d) for 4 weeks resulted in gradual defervescence.
The secondary rash coincides with defervescence and typically involves the trunks, limbs, and face; palms and soles are spared.
Defervescence occurred 3 days later, subsequent blood cultures became sterile, and radiographic changes gradually resolved.
Median days to defervescence was 2 (range 1-5 days).
Clinical characteristics of acute Q fever, scrub typhus, and murine typhus with delayed defervescence despite doxycycline treatment.
A single 200-mg dose of oral doxycycline usually leads to defervescence within 48-72 hours [1]).