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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2010, Article ID 380892, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2010/380892
Research Article

The Causes of Acute Fever Requiring Hospitalization in Geriatric Patients: Comparison of Infectious and NoninfectiousEtiology

1Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, PB 34390, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
2Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, PB 34390, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey

Received 26 December 2009; Revised 9 April 2010; Accepted 6 July 2010

Academic Editor: Craig Atwood

Copyright © 2010 A. Atahan Cagatay et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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