blackwater fever

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

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| GREAT regret is felt amongst the relatives and friends of Mrs J C Jones, 12 Charlecombe Street, Higher Tranmere, at the loss of her husband, Driver John Cleveland Jones, ASC, at the 36th General Hospital, Salonika, through blackwater fever. Mr Jones was with Messrs Barton and Cole, of Liverpool, Birkenhead, and North Wales.
Sullivan, a Foreign Service officer with USAID who died of blackwater fever in Ethiopia in 1972.
They had two children, Captain John Henry Godfrey Crane, who sadly died of Blackwater fever at Accra on the Gold Coast, and Joyce Marrianne Poyntel Crane, great grandmother of the present Lord of the Manor of Habberley.
Blackwater fever [an especially dangerous form of malaria], for instance was an unknown disease in our area, but now it is spreading like [wildfire].
He joined the Marines at the outbreak of WWII and served in the South Pacific, where he contracted blackwater fever and nearly died.
Blackwater fever is characterized by acute intravascular hemolysis with hemoglobinuria in patients with Plasmodium falciparum malaria.