subfebrile

subfebrile

(sŭb-fē′brĭl) [″ + febris, fever]
Having a mildly increased body temperature, usually considered to be less than 101°F (38.3°C).

subfebrile

marginally febrile.
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8%) infectious and inflammatory processes in the urinary tract (95 cases of acute pyelonephritis and 1 case of acute prostatitis) that demanded an additional antibiotic, infusion and detoxification therapy and prolonged the hospital stay; 3 eases involving inadequate drainage of the cavities of the kidney combined with a subfebrile condition that lasted longer than 2 days and was eliminated without the need for additional intervention but did require additional therapy; 1 ease of urine leakage from a fistula by a drainage that persisted for over 2 days and required an additional period of observation but no additional intervention; 11 cases involving a failure of the permeability of the ureter that resulted in a prolonged drainage of the kidney and the need for additional therapy.
Temperature dropped to subfebrile levels, and the child's general condition was improving.
Physical examination showed subfebrile temperature, pain of both upper legs and buttocks, but no local inflammation or swelling was noticed.
Her high temperature, which was occasionally subfebrile, continued for 2 months in spite of systemic corticotherapy.
Three days after the tapering dose of dexamethasone was begun, on the 18th day of treatment, she began to have intermittent subfebrile fever.
Results of a physical examination, which included detailed neurologic tests, were unremarkable except for a subfebrile axillary temperature.
Because we suspected subfebrile malaria in this patient, a blood smear was prepared.
The patient subsequently received a bone marrow transplant, and 2 months later poor appetite, failure to thrive, and subfebrile condition were noted.