Table 2: Febrile episode characteristics. CD: Classic definition; IS: Incomplete sometimes cardinal symptom; IPF: Isolated periodic fever

 

Group

n

Sex

(M:F)

Mean Age of Onset (Years)

Mean Febrile Episode Duration (Days)

Mean Interval Between Febrile Episodes (weeks)

Mean Febrile Temperature

Episodes Predictable (%)

Well Between Episodes (%)

Normal Growth & Development (%)

CD

11

10:1

2.9

+/- 1.6

4.3

+/- 1.5

3.6

+/- 0.4

102.75 (F)

39.3 (C)

100

100

100

IS

9

7:2

1.8

+/- 1.6

5.3

+/- 2

3.8

+/- 0.9

103.3 (F)

39.6 (C)

100

100

100

IPF

9

6:3

1.7

+/- 0.6

4.9

+/- 1.7

3.0

+/- 1.0

102.5 (F)

39.1 (C)

100

100

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

+/- values are standard deviation