Oroya fever


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Oroya fever

[ə′rȯi·ə ‚fē·vər]
(medicine)
The severe form of Carrion's disease, characterized by a sudden, severe, and rapid course, often fatal anemia, and remittent fever.
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Therefore, this is the evident proof that Oroya fever and the verruga have the same origin, as Dr.
He had not, as is often said, set out to prove the single cause of verruga peruana and Oroya fever.
During early investigations of the causes of Oroya fever, Noguchi (20) demonstrated that B.