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Descriptor in English: Fever
Descriptor in Spanish: Fiebre
Descriptor in Portuguese: Febre
Descriptor in French: Fièvre
Entry term(s): Fevers
Hyperthermia
Hyperthermias
Pyrexia
Pyrexias
Tree number(s): C23.888.119.344
Scope note: An abnormal elevation of body temperature, usually as a result of a pathologic process.
Annotation: /ther = treatment of FEVER: differentiate from FEVER THERAPY see HYPERTHERMIA, INDUCED ( = high body temp induced to treat dis); /chem ind: consider also HYPERTHERMIA, INDUCED or PYROGENS
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Anti-Inflammatory Agents MeSH
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal MeSH
Heat-Shock Proteins MeSH
Hyperthermia, Induced MeSH
Malignant Hyperthermia MeSH
Pyrogens MeSH
DeCS UI: 5444
Descriptor UI: D005334
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Fever - Preferred
Concept UI M0008421
Scope note An abnormal elevation of body temperature, usually as a result of a pathologic process.
Preferred term Fever
Entry term(s) Fevers
Hyperthermia
Hyperthermias
Pyrexia
Pyrexias



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