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You are seeing a 3 year old ex-premature infant who has a ventriculoperitoneal shunt in place. The patient presents with fever to 38.3, cough, and runny nose. There is no headache, vomiting, or altered mental status. The shunt was placed initially while in the NICU, and revised 4 months ago. 

Which of the following statements is true?
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