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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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Diagnosis of Queensland tick typhus and African tick bite fever by PCR of lesion swabs.
Although African tick bite fever is usually benign and self-limited, some patients may develop debilitating complications such as reactive arthritis, cranial and peripheral neuropathies, myocarditis, and neuropsychiatric symptoms, or experience a long-lasting convalescence, the latter phenomenon recently reported in elderly patients (15-17).
We report 3 cases of QTT and 1 case of African tick bite fever (ATBF) in which the causative rickettsiae were detected by PCR of eschar and skin lesions in all cases and by an oral mucosal lesion in one of the QTT cases.
Comparison of immunofluorescence, western blotting, and cross-adsorption assays for diagnosis of African tick bite fever.

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