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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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Focusing on Rickettsia bacteria, carried by chiggers, ticks, fleas and lice, which causes diseases in humans such as typhus, rickettsialpox, Boutonneuse fever, African tick bite fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Flinders Island spotted fever and Queensland tick typhus ( Australian tick typhus), the ministry has launched guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Rickettsial diseases.
Some of the rarer illnesses passed on by the insects include Q fever, Colorado tick fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, African tick bite fever, ehrlichiosis, tick paralysis, and tick-borne meningoencephalitis.
* African tick bite fever. Frequently overshadowed by the appropriate concern for prevention and acquisition of malaria is a rickettsial disease caused by Rickettsia africae, one of the spotted fever group of rickettsial infections.
africae, causing African tick bite fever); (6) regional clusters and epidemic cycles of more severe SFs worldwide (RMSF in the US, Mediterranean SF [MSF] in Europe, and Queensland tick typhus [QTT] in Australia); and (7) much improved rapid immunological and molecular techniques now replacing older laboratory diagnostics, such as the Weil-Felix reactions and antibody titers on paired sera.
African Tick Bite Fever, an infection often acquired from tick bites during hiking, hunting and/or other outdoor pursuits, is the most common diagnosis in travellers to South Africa who experience a fever.
(4.) Jensenius M, Foumier PE, Vene S, Hoel T, Hasle G, Henriksen AZ, et al.; Norwegian African Tick Bite Fever Study Group.
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