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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 this area, Rocky Mountain spotted fever is spread by American Dog Ticks, brown dog ticks and Rocky Mountain wood ticks (Dermacentor andersoni).
Rocky Mountain spotted fever, a reemerging disease in Arizona and Sonora--case study.
Lower respiratory tract involvement in Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Physicians should be aware of the increase in Rocky Mountain spotted fever," he said.
The sensitivity of various serologic tests in the diagnosis of Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
However, laboratory analysis soon confirmed that some of the ticks carried Rickettsia rickettsii, the bacterium that causes Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Examples include building damage from termites or toxic mold and illness including Lyme disease, Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and rash illnesses.
Plague, which is said to have a 50pc kill ratio on infection, and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (50pc plus) and Japanese B (60 pc) have been considered and allegedly used in biological campaigns.
And because scientists have learned to identify a bewildering variety of previously unrecognized pathogens - hantavirus, Legionella pneumophila, the Rocky Mountain spotted fever Rickettsia - it sometimes seems as if dangerous diseases are cropping up everywhere.
The American pathologist Howard Taylor Ricketts (1871-1910) was investigating the serious disease of Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
But a certain percentage of ticks pose serious threats of Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
The symptoms of the disease resemble those of Lyme disease or Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

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