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What does PUO stand for?

PUO stands for Pyrexia of Unknown Origin

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From literature search, most of the studies on leptospirosis were conducted among febrile patient or pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO) patient with other associated sign and symptoms such as jaundice; and patient with obvious foci of infection such as dengue and malaria were excluded from the study.
Coverage includes an introduction to medical diagnosis; critical illness; cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and neurological presentations; miscellaneous presentations such as frequency of micturition, hematuria, joint pain or swelling, back pain, pyrexia of unknown origin, anemia, and skin rash; and biochemical abnormalities.