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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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Lice from the rats spread trench fever, a flu-like illness, and trench nephritis, which caused fever, inflammation of the kidneys and swelling of the legs.
By 1918 the British army had also adopted louse control measures, which halved incidences of trench fever.
All rickettsioses are zoonoses with the exceptions of epidemic typhus and trench fever in which humans are the hosts and lice are the vectors.
After peace was declared, George fell ill with trench fever and was left behind to recuperate while his battalion went home.
Unlike head lice, body lice can be vectors for blood-borne diseases such as typhus and trench fever.
The clinical presentations differ, however; in addition to cat-scratch disease, B henselae has been associated with peliosis hepatis, and febrile bacteremia syndrome, whereas B quintana has been associated with trench fever in both HIV-positive and -negative patients.
He spoke fondly of all the people from Edmonton he'd run into in France, and told her about a bout of trench fever he was just beginning to recover from.
The first is Christopher Moore's Trench Fever ([pounds]7.
Bartonella vinsonii is a strain in the same family as cat scratch fever, a disease contracted by the scratch of a cat, and trench fever, a disease contracted from lice that was prevalent among soldiers in World War I.
Researchers have recently implicated Rochalimaea bacteria as the cause of trench fever and cat scratch disease, two other human illnesses.
1917 A Huddersfield soldier was recovering in a London hospital from trench fever.
Trench fever was epidemic among troops during World War I, causing millions of casualties.