Solving Summer Fever in Early Pregnancy

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A 37 year-old woman (G3P1) presented at 8 weeks gestation with 3 weeks of fever, cough and malaise.

Fever in early pregnancy is often due to common infections such as those due to respiratory viruses and urinary pathogens. Viral infections such as Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalovirus (CMV), or Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) leading to mononucleosis or a mononucleosis-like illness are high on the differential diagnosis of this young patient with weeks of high fevers and nonspecific symptoms…

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