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Taking temperature. A young girl lies in a hospital bed with a thermometer in her mouth. Temperature is a useful indicator of health as it rises during a serious infection as part of the body's immune response. A fever is defined as an oral temperature of over 37 degrees Celsius. The average temperature of a healthy individual is 36.5-37.2 Celsius.
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