Fever Of Unknown Origin (FUO)
This free Veterinary Webinar is produced by London Vet Specialists with Internal Medicine clinician Dr Sivert Nerhagen, CMV, MVetMed, MRCVS.
What is ‘fever of unknown origin’? What are the causes? And how should cases be managed? In this webinar recording Dr Sivert Nerhagen begins with an overview of ‘hyperthermia’ and ‘fever’ before going on to discuss fever/pyrexia of unknown origin (FUO/PUO).
We hear about the infectious, inflammatory, immune mediated, neoplastic and miscellaneous causes that might underly FUO.
What treatment is advisable in cases of FUO? What investigations are reasonable when? And when should referral be considered?