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Is it possible / likely that a critically ill patient with a blood infection and high white blood cell count of 45,000 could be without fever?

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    There are various factors that would lead someone who is severely ill, even septic, to not develop a fever. This question lacks demonstration of the background research, which is a recommendation for thsi site, and may lead to being closed. Please check out some of our how-to's and meta. – DoctorWhom Aug 24 '19 at 6:33
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