blackwater fever


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blackwater fever

[′blak‚wȯd·ər ′fev·ər]
(medicine)
A complication of falciparum malaria, characterized by intravascular hemolysis, hemoglobinuria, tachycardia, high fever, and poor prognosis.
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Resurgence of blackwater fever in long-term European expatriates in Africa: report of 21 cases and review.
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.