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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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burgdorferi group and the Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever Borrelia group.
Relapsing fever is also caused by spirochete bacteria of the genus Borrelia, of the group RFB.
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.
Omithodoros hermsi is found in the Rocky Mountain and Pacific Coast states of the United States and is the vector of Borrelia recurrentis, the causative agent of relapsing fever.
The school's scientists developed the first drug to treatmalaria and pioneered treatments for sleeping sickness and relapsing fever.
Another noteworthy tick disease that can be caught in California is relapsing fever (cabin fever).
Epidemics of typhus and louse-borne relapsing fever have been caused by body lice.
Other infrequent tick borne illnesses include relapsing fever (bacterial), babesiosis (parasite), and Colorado tick fever (viral).
hermsii, which causes a disease called relapsing fever.
The main problem associated with body lice, other than the incessant itching, sores and fever they produce, is the transmittal of typhus and relapsing fever, diseases uncommon in the U.
The clinic contended with diseases that often presented with similar symptoms: malaria and relapsing fever, for example, and typhus, hepatitis, and typhoid.
Tick-borne Relapsing Fever and Borrelia hermsii, Los Angeles County, California, USA