CRE Infection (Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infection): There are limited treatment options for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) infections. Symptoms and signs vary depending upon the organs infected. Possible symptoms include fever, sepsis, cough, respiratory failure, and/or abdominal pain.
Fever in Children Fever is defined as a rectal temperature over 100.4 F or 38 C. Fever isn't life-threatening unless it is persistently high - greater than a 107 F rectal temperature. Fever is usually caused by an infection. Treatment focuses on controlling the temperature, preventing dehydration, and monitoring for serious illness.