What are diagnostic considerations for tuberculosis in fever of unknown origin (FUO)?

Updated: May 17, 2021
  • Author: Sandra G Gompf, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Tuberculosis (TB) is usually considered in the differential diagnoses; however, several factors may prevent a prompt diagnosis of TB. Miliary TB may initially manifest as constitutional symptoms that lack localizing signs.

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