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Behaviors associated with fever in children with autism spectrum disorders.
|Title||Behaviors associated with fever in children with autism spectrum disorders.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2007|
|Authors||Curran LK, Newschaffer CJ, Lee L-C, Crawford SO, Johnston MV, Zimmerman AW|
|Date Published||2007 Dec|
Clinical case reports have suggested that the behaviors of children with autism spectrum disorders may improve with fever. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of illness on behaviors of children with autism spectrum disorders. Understanding the role of fever, if any, may be informative regarding causative mechanisms of and treatment opportunities for autism.