Symptoms Of An Retroviral Infection

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acute retroviral infection: low or high fever?

Please tell me whether a high fever of 101.6 can be a symptom of acute retroviral infection. I thought only a low grade fever could be a symptom of ARI. Thank you.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
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