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Diagnosis of FUO may be assisted by the Dukes criteria for endocarditis, CT scan of the abdomen, nuclear scanning with a technetium-based isotope, and liver biopsy (Mourad et al., 2003) (SOR: B). Routine bone marrow cultures are not recommended in the FUO workup (Mourad et al., 2003) (SOR: B).

Empiric antibiotics should be initiated only in specific situations, to avoid skewing culture results and thus maximizing potential isolation of the causative organism (Mourad et al., 2003) (SOR: B).

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