febrile disease

febrile disease

[′feb·rəl di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Any disease associated with or characterized by fever.
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Hantavirus infections cause a severe febrile disease termed hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome, which leads to death in up to 40% of otherwise healthy individuals.
Ichor Biologics, a developer of human monoclonal antibodies to treat infectious diseases, announced on Monday that it has received a USD300,000 grant from the US National Institutes of Health to utilise its platform technology for the development of broadly neutralizing antibodies to treat deadly hantavirus infections, which cause a severe febrile disease termed hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS).
Dengue is an acute febrile disease cause by the bite of dengue-infected mosquitoes.
It is an acute febrile disease with fever, frontal headache, fatigue, rash, joint and muscle pain, nausea, vomiting and deficiency of leukocytes.
The present study also found that the CRP level was elevated in the other febrile disease groups, except for the ALL group.
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.
This study provides evidence of a transition of febrile disease etiology from Plasmodium spp., traditionally highly prevalent in this area, to reemerging pathogens, such as DENV.
To the Editor: Dengue fever is an acute, febrile disease caused by a flavivirus and is transmitted by Aedes spp.