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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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Epidemiologic investigation of a restaurant-associated outbreak of Pontiac fever.
An outbreak of Pontiac fever due to Legionella longbeachae serogroup 2 found in potting mix in a horticultural nursery in New Zealand.
Author Dr Kirsty Foster said: "The bacteria which cause Legionnaires' disease and Pontiac Fever exist naturally in the environment, but problems arise when they contaminate man-made water systems, such as cooling towers, hot and cold water supply systems in buildings and spa pools.
Dozens of other people showed symptoms of Pontiac fever ( a less serious illness caused by the legionella bug.
A new Legionella species, Legionella feeleii species nova, causes Pontiac fever in an automobile plant.
The culprit is Legionella, which also can cause a less severe illness called Pontiac fever.
Pontiac fever is a self-limiting influenza-like syndrome; Legionnaires' disease is more severe, has pneumonia as the predominant clinical finding, and is a potentially fatal illness.
More than 800 health club users are to be questioned about a recent outbreak of legionnaires' disease and pontiac fever.
There have now been 49 confirmed or probable cases of milder Pontiac Fever, also caused by the legionella organism, which have been linked to the club.
Other types of recreational waters exposed to animals have been reported as a source of infection in cases of dermatitis, gastroenteritis, meningitis, Pontiac fever, and leptospirosis.
derived pneumonic infection) and Pontiac fever (an acute, self-limited febrile illness that has been linked serologically and by culture to Legionella spp.