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Table 1 Comparison of axillary and tympanic body temperature measurement (°C)

From: Accuracy of tympanic temperature measurement using an infrared tympanic membrane thermometer

Method of measurement Mean ± SD Median (min; max) P
Axillary temperature 37.29 ± 0.91 37.20 (35.50; 40.70) 0.373
Tympanic temperature 37.38 ± 0.95 37.25 (35.20; 40.40)