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Synonyms for fever

Synonyms for fever

a rise in the temperature of the body

intense nervous anticipation

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Diagnosis of Queensland tick typhus and African tick bite fever by PCR of lesion swabs.
We report 3 cases of QTT and 1 case of African tick bite fever (ATBF) in which the causative rickettsiae were detected by PCR of eschar and skin lesions in all cases and by an oral mucosal lesion in one of the QTT cases.
Comparison of immunofluorescence, western blotting, and cross-adsorption assays for diagnosis of African tick bite fever.
africae, the agent of African tick bite fever, in Djibouti.
The most commonly encountered rickettsial infection in travel medicine is African tick bite fever, caused by Rickettsia africae and transmitted in rural sub Saharan Africa by ungulate ticks of the Amblyomma genus; >350 imported cases have been reported from several continents during the past few years (30).
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