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Table 1 Etiology of Hospital-acquired Fever in OMHs

From: Hospital-acquired fever in oriental medical hospitals

Category No. (%)
Infection 331 (59.1)
 Respiratory tract 166 (51.2)
 Urinary tract 99 (30.6)
 Intra-abdominal 39 (12.1)
 Skin and soft tissue 18 (3.2)
 Primary bacteremia/fungemia 10 (3.1)
 Central nervous system 2 (0.6)
 Bone & joint 2 (0.6)
 Other 2 (0.6)
Non-infection 179 (32.0)
 Drug fever 101 (56.4)
 Post-procedure 24 (13.4)
 Cancer fever 23 (12.8)
 Transfusion related 7 (3.9)
 Dehydration related 3 (1.7)
 ICH related central fevera 2 (1.1)
Other 19 (10.6)
Unknown 50 (8.9)
  1. aICH intracranial hemorrhage