Table 3

NCI-CTC Grading of Fevers and Rigors

EventNCI-CTC grade
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Fever (in absence of infection including drug fever)None37.1°C–38°C38.1°C–40°C>40°C for <24 h>40°C for >24 h or fever with hypotension
RigorNoneMild or briefPronounced and/ or prolongedCyanosis