Periodicals>Journal Article:  KI1, SS, MM, PA, S , Effect of antipyretic therapy on the duration of illness in experimental influenza A, Shigella sonnei, and Rickettsia rickettsii infections., Retrieved on 2016-03-06
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    06 MAR 2016

     Fever-Reducer Extends Illness

    Multivariate analysis suggested that antipyretic therapy prolonged illness in subjects infected with influenza A, but its use was the result of prolonged illness in those infected with S. sonnei. The precise nature of these relationships requires a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
    Folksonomies: medicine fever
    Folksonomies: medicine fever
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    This was an unintended discovery of the research on different types of influenza. Subjects who took fever-reducer were ill 3.5 days longer than those who did not.

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