TABLE 3

Final Diagnoses for 103 Subjects With Hyperpyrexia

DiagnosisFrequency (N = 103), n (%)95% CI
Febrile illness without positive cultures60 (58.3)48.8–67.8
Viral illness with positive culture21 (20.4)12.6–28.2
Bacterial illness with positive culture19 (18.4)10.9–25.9
Positive viral and bacterial cultures1 (1.0)0.0–2.9
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome1 (1.0)0.0–2.9
Systemic lupus erythematosus1 (1.0)0.0–2.9