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fever

(Excitement), noun agitation, ardor, arousing, delirium, desire, disquiet, eagerness, enthusiasm, exhilaration, fervency, fever pitch, feverish excitement, feverishness, fire, fomentation, frenzy, galvanization, heat, intensity, panic, passion, provocation, stimulation, stirring up, tizzy, turmoil, upset, working up, zeal, zealousness, zest
Associated concepts: proceedings reaching a fever pitch

fever

(Illness), noun affliction, ailment, eleeated temperature, feverishness, has a disorder, has a malady, has an affliction, has an ailment, ill health, illness, in poor health, infirmity, not healthy, sickness, temperature
Associated concepts: fee services, health care
See also: furor
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In situ IGS analysis revealed that spirochetes in our analysis had highest homology (97%) with relapsing fever agents from eastern Africa, B.
Out of the 97 recorded cases of relapsing fever during 2000-2004, 92 were recorded from Bijar County, 2 from Qorveh County and 3 from Divandare County.
The school's scientists developed the first drug to treatmalaria and pioneered treatments for sleeping sickness and relapsing fever.
Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum were the more common malarias, and Borrelia recurrentis was found in relapsing fever.
This study reports an autochthonous human case of tickborne relapsing fever caused by B.
We used multiplex quantitative PCR (qPCR) and primers and specific probes for the 16S ribosomal RNA genes of LB group species and for relapsing fever group species of Borrelia in 2 replicates as described by Barbour et al.
The NRFTD was founded in 1999 to address the complex and critical research questions raised by thousands of patients afflicted with emerging tick-borne diseases, including Lyme disease, relapsing fever, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, bartonella and ehrlichiosis.
Borrelia miyamotoi has been found in a variety of Ixodes ticks and is more closely related to the relapsing fever spirochetes that infect soft ticks than to the bacteria that cause Lyme disease (2).
Scientists who wish to perform innovative pilot project research on any aspect of established or emerging tick-borne diseases -- including those caused by Lyme disease and relapsing fever borrelia, anaplasma, babesia, bartonella and ehrlichia species, and their tick vectors -- are invited to apply.
In western Africa, tick-borne relapsing fever (TBRF) is caused by B.
Other tick-borne diseases include babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, tularemia, Colorado tick fever, tick paralysis, Powassan encephalitis, relapsing fever, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Borrelia miyamotoi, which is genetically grouped with relapsing fever borreliae, was recently identified as a human pathogen in Russia (1), the United States (2-4), and Europe (5).