Oroya fever


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Oroya fever

 [o-ro´yah]
the acute febrile anemic stage of bartonellosis.
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O·ro·ya fe·ver

a generalized, acute, febrile, endemic, and systemic form of bartonellosis; marked by high fever, rheumatic pains, progressive, severe anemia, and albuminuria.
Synonym(s): Carrión disease
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O·ro·ya fe·ver

(ō-roy'ă fē'vĕr)
A generalized, acute, febrile, endemic, and systemic form of bartonellosis; marked by high fever, rheumatic pains, progressive, severe anemia, and albuminuria.
Synonym(s): Carrión disease.
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Oroya fever

A severe and often fatal form of BARTONELLOSIS.
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Oroya,

region of Peru where disease was first discovered.
Oroya fever - Synonym(s): Carrión disease
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In his short life as an unknown medical student, he was able to fulfill his wish to "make an important contribution to aching humanity." Not only did he demonstrate the unitary etiology of verruga peruana and Oroya fever, he also revealed the phenomenon that diverse diseases can be produced by a single pathogen.