Fever In Children Enhances The Immune System

Body temperature rise occurs when a fever in children

In this study, two male mice injected with antigens and see how cytotoxic CD8 + T-cells activated to react to antigens. They then raise the body temperature of rats 2 degrees Celsius, while the other mice did not. Researchers found that mice that raised body temperature have cytotoxic CD8 + T-cells more than mice that body temperature constant

Increase in body temperature of rats similar to that which occurred in fever, “said study researcher, Elizabeth Repasky.

Dr. Amesh Adalja, a. clinical professor from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center who was not involved with the study said that the findings suggested that this was not a fever does not need to be treated, because of too high a fever can cause damage to brain cells. Parents must remain wary of fever in children, especially if a fever over 39 degrees Celsius, because of a high fever can cause seizures.

“It is not worth the risk of his health if you have heart disease, stroke, or other medical complications. A secondary consequence of the fever can cause or worsen the onset of other diseases. If someone is experiencing persistent fever above 40 degrees Celsius, it’s a sign of infection, and not just the virus is feared, “he said as reported by the HuffingtonPost, Monday (7/11/2011)

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