blackwater fever

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severe and often fatal malaria characterized by kidney damage resulting in dark urine

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Blackwater fever [an especially dangerous form of malaria], for instance was an unknown disease in our area, but now it is spreading like [wildfire].
Clinical data from children at the onset of blackwater fever Data Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Age 13 3 5 14 Hemoglobin (g/dL) 4.
The Mark Johnston bandwagon continued to roll merrily along when Blackwater Fever added his name to the list of Kingsley House winners when opening his account in the ten-furlong seller.
But when Lapsley suddenly dies from blackwater fever, a potent form of malaria, a devastated Sheppard goes it alone to become the leader of one of the only all-black missions in Africa.
Leftover coursework was brought back to England in 1963 when Tim's parents had to return home, his father having contracted Blackwater fever, a complication of malaria.