febrile disease

febrile disease

[′feb·rəl di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Any disease associated with or characterized by fever.
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It is an acute febrile disease with fever, frontal headache, fatigue, rash, joint and muscle pain, nausea, vomiting and deficiency of leukocytes.
Old World alphaviruses are associated mainly with febrile disease and arthralgia, are often accompanied by a maculopapular rash, and are rarely fatal, although neurologic cases have been reported (3).
On suspicion of a leptospirosis outbreak, the university and state health department established an immediate Internet-based febrile disease surveillance system among all persons on campus during the flooding.
He said that dengue or break-bone fever is an acute febrile disease that is characterized by a sudden onset with fever, severe bodily pain in joints, slow pulse, decrease in red blood corpus cells and measles-like skin eruption.
Individuals who have acquired partial immunity through previous bouts of malaria develop a 'parasitic threshold' below which parasitaemia will not cause febrile disease, but the non-immune, malaria-naive traveller will develop febrile disease at very low parasite counts (~10/[micro]l).
This volume contains, first, a social and cultural history of febrile disease in the early modern period.
While some ehrlichia infections are not apparent, they may cause an acute febrile disease of varying severity, with an estimated fatality incidence of 2% to 3%.
This study provides evidence of a transition of febrile disease etiology from Plasmodium spp.
Malaria RDTs have the potential to greatly enhance management of febrile disease and allow prompt access to antimalarial drugs.
Only a few reports describe isolation of this virus from humans in Central and South America with symptoms ranging from subclinical to severe febrile disease (2-6).
The 2 horses with febrile disease and 2 with mild nervous disease recovered fully.