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phlebotomus fever

 [flĕ-bot´o-mus]
a febrile viral disease of short duration, transmitted by the sandfly Phlebotomus papatasii, with symptoms like those of dengue, occurring in Mediterranean and Middle East countries. Called also sandfly fever.

phle·bot·o·mus fe·ver

an infectious but not contagious disease occurring in the Balkan Peninsula and other parts of southern Europe, caused by several viruses in the family Bunyaviridae apparently introduced by the bite of the sandfly, Phlebotomus papatasii; symptoms resemble those of dengue but are less severe and of shorter duration.

phlebotomus fever

(flĭ-bŏt′ə-məs)

phlebotomus fever

[fləbot′əməs]
Etymology: Gk, phleps + tomos, cutting; L, febris, fever
an acute mild infection caused by one of five distinct arboviruses transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected sandfly, characterized by rapidly developing fever, headache, eye pain, conjunctivitis, myalgia, and occasionally a macular or urticarial rash. Aseptic meningitis also may occur. The disease is widespread in hot, dry areas where sandflies abound, and it has been seen in Panama and Brazil. Phlebotomus fever is self-limited, no fatalities have been recorded, and no specific therapy is available. Bed rest, fluids, and aspirin are recommended. A second attack may occur a few weeks after the first. Also called ephemeral fever, pappataci fever, sandfly fever, three-day fever.
An acute, self-limited viral infection caused by 5 serotypes of Arbovirus, in the Mediterranean rim, eastern Africa and Central Asia during dry, hot weather

phlebotomus fever

An acute viral infection, transmitted by the fly Phlebotomus papatosii and characterized by fever, pains in the head and eyes, inflammation of the CONJUNCTIVA, LEUKOPENIA and general malaise. Also known as sandfly fever.

Pym,

Sir William, English physician, 1772-1861.
Pym fever - an infectious but not contagious disease occurring in the Balkan Peninsula and other parts of Southern Europe, apparently caused by the bite of the sandfly. Synonym(s): phlebotomus fever
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