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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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Brucella can cause a disease in humans called undulant fever, but this has only been contracted in the past by drinking unpasteurised milk.
The human form is undulant fever. The Food Standards Agency said there was "a very small risk" of catching it by drinking infected, unpasteurised milk or dairy products or eating infected meat products.
During these years, he was sick with malaria, then undulant fever, and he suffered the loss of his father and his mother-in-law.
In humans, brucellosis is called undulant fever; people can contract the disease from direct contact with aborted animal tissues or from drinking unpasteurized milk or eating cheese from infected cows.
Farmers recognize the disease by another name, undulant fever, which when contracted by humans--typically by drinking unpasteurized milk--can cause severe joint pain.