exanthema

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exanthema

[‚eg‚zan′thē·mə]
(medicine)
An eruption on the skin.
Any disease or fever accompanied by a skin eruption.
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Despite veterinary surveillance efforts of border control organizations, VACV control may be hampered by the circulation of infected rural workers and the misdiagnosis of VACV infection; misdiagnoses occur because VACV lesions resemble those of other exanthematous diseases.
In this report, we describe reemergence VACV during a severe exanthematous outbreak in Para State, 47 years after isolation of BAV.
Both A and B may produce exanthematous, febrile or nonfebrile illnesses, as well as respiratory infections, aseptic meningitis, and encephalitis (1).
Orf (contagious ecthyma) is an exanthematous infectious disease caused by a parapoxvirus that occurs primarily in sheep and goats but can be spread to humans through contact with an infected animal or formites.
To the Editor: Since 1999, several exanthematous vaccinia virus (VACV) outbreaks affecting dairy cattle and rural workers have been reported in Brazil (1,2).
Sylvatic epidemic typhus, hereafter referred to as sylvatic typhus, is a rare but potentially lethal zoonotic exanthematous disease caused by Rickettsia prowazekii.
Exanthematous diseases and the first epidemic of dengue to occur in Manaus, Amazonas, State, Brazil, during 1998-1999 [in Portuguese].
Calero C, Silva-Goytia R, Studies on spotted fever, Q fever and exanthematous typhus in the Isthmus of Panama; incidence of specific antibodies for Rickettsia ricketsii, Coxiella burnetti and Rickettsia prowazekii, mooseri and prowazekii strains, in occupational groups of diverse geographical areas [in Spanish].