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Duration of fever and serious bacterial infections in children: a systematic review

Gijs Elshout1*, Miriam Monteny1, Johannes C van der Wouden1, Bart W Koes1 and Marjolein Y Berger2

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1 Erasmus MC, Department of General Practice, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2 University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Department of General Practice, PO Box 196, 9700 AD Groningen, The Netherlands

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BMC Family Practice 2011, 12:33  doi:10.1186/1471-2296-12-33

Published: 16 May 2011

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Table S2: Levels of evidence for the prognostic factors.

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Table S3: Details of the included studies on the predictive value of prior duration of fever and serious bacterial infection (SBI).

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