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Relapsing fever

relapsing fever

An acute infection characterised by recurrent episodes of pyrexia alternating with asymptomatic intervals of apparent recovery. This condition has worldwide distribution and is caused by spirochetes of the genus borrelia.


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The Fiber Disease

... the agent of epidemic typhus; Bartonella quintana, the agent of trench fever; and Borrelia recurrentis, the agent of relapsing fever. A recrudescence of body lice is being observed as the numbers of individuals ...

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The Fiber Disease

... of HIV. When molluscum-like lesions are seen in association with fever or headache, a serum cryptococcal antigen test should be performed ... Demodex mites, insect bite reactions, and granuloma annulare.8 A relapsing, intensely pruritic eruption of urticarial papules and pustules ...

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