valley fever

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Synonyms for valley fever

an infection of the lungs and skin characterized by excessive sputum and nodules

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It became clear that valley fever was very difficult to distinguish from lung cancer in patients through standard tests, said Peterson.
Rift Valley fever virus (Bunyaviridae: Phlebovirus): An update on pathogenesis, molecular epidemiology, vectors, diagnostics and prevention.
Until now, tests available to physicians for Valley Fever have been limited to blood tests, X-rays, cultures and biopsies, none of which provide information about the cellular immune response, which is comprised of disease-fighting cells responsible for overcoming the disease.
The Meat Board will also supply financing for the compiling of dossiers for the International Animal Health Organisation to declare Namibia free from rinderpest (small stock), lung sickness (cattle), Rift Valley fever, brucellosis and tuberculosis.
12 ( ANI ): A new protein has been identified that has broad virus-fighting properties which potentially could be used as a weapon against deadly human pathogenic viruses like HIV, Ebola, Rift Valley Fever, Nipah and others designated "priority pathogens.
Salim Al-Thubiani pointed out that the Department has not registered any cases of the disease after it has applied the plan of exploration and combating disease-carrying insects through the department concerning with treatment of parasitic diseases transmitted by insects such as malaria, dengue fever, Rift Valley fever, schistosomiasis, and leishmaniasis.
The new global study mapping human-animal diseases like tuberculosis (TB) and Rift Valley fever finds that an 'unlucky' 13 zoonoses are responsible for 2.
The study also looked at epidemic zoonoses, which typically occur as outbreaks - such as anthrax and Rift Valley fever - and at the relatively rarer emerging zoonoses like bird flu.
12 of 2012, issued by Dr Rashid Ahmed bin Fahd, Minister of Environment and Water, will be applicable to importing of processed meat from the countries which have reported cases of foot and mouth disease and Rift Valley fever, said Assistant Undersecretary for Agricultural and Livestock Affairs said.
There were concerns regarding a possible outbreak of Rift Valley Fever, a livestock disease that killed 26 people and 8,500 animals in the country last year.
The list includes bird flu, tuberculosis, Ebola, cholera, babesiosis, parasites, Lyme disease, plague, Rift Valley fever, sleeping sickness, yellow fever and red tides (algal blooms).
Battling Valley fever he made it into only 30 games and was ineffective in those games, hitting .
Since 2001 up to now, Saudi authorities request a certificate that Yemen is free of rift valley fever before they will even consider Yemeni sheep imports.
Israeli authorities are concerned that the camels wondering into Israel from other countries could be carrying deadly diseases, like Rift Valley fever.
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