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Blue fever

Blue fever

An acute tick-borne illness caused by the bacteria rickettsia rickettsii. The disease is characterised by sudden onset of headache, chills and fever which can persist for 2-3 weeks. A characteristic rash appears on the extremities and trunk about the 4th day of illness.


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... now as those cases can be life-threatening. The symptoms include high fever and pains, petechiae, feeling unwell in general, shock, loss of consciousness ... was taken by skin-prick or similar method, could it be so that the blue dots we see are contaminating bacteria from the skin of the puncture ...

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by snowathlete
Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:57 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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... now as those cases can be life-threatening. The symptoms include high fever and pains, petechiae, feeling unwell in general, shock, loss of consciousness ... was taken by skin-prick or similar method, could it be so that the blue dots we see are contaminating bacteria from the skin of the puncture ...

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by biohazard
Thu Dec 12, 2013 4:49 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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The Fiber Disease

... humans, from skin rashes to gastrointestinal, respiratory and allergic reactions. The study of LPS, which was largely concerned with investigating fever, progressed in the late 1940s with the discovery of endogenous pyrogens [49]. Since then, the field of cytokine biology has made enormous strides. ...

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by tamtam
Tue Dec 12, 2006 2:35 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... I saw again, the title to an article that said the disease outbrake in Texas was Murine Typhus....aka Cat-scratch Disease or call it trench fever. Now, the CDC says all three of those are simply another name for late stage HIV. But, when I reread Murine typhus yesterday, it said that it ...

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by London
Sat Sep 09, 2006 7:59 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

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by London
Fri Sep 01, 2006 8:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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