icterohemorrhagic fever

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ic·ter·o·hem·or·rha·gic fe·ver

infection with Leptospira interrogans serotype icterohemorrhagiae, characterized by fever, jaundice, hemorrhagic lesions, azotemia, and central nervous system manifestations.

ic·ter·o·hem·or·rhag·ic fe·ver

(ik'tĕr-ō-hem'ŏr-aj'ik fē'vĕr)
1. Any pyrexia accompanied by icterus and evidence of hemorrhage (e.g., Rift Valley fever may present as icterohemorrhagic fever).
2. Infection with the variety of Leptospira interrogans serotype known as icterohemorrhagiae, characterized by fever, jaundice, hemorrhagic lesions, azotemia, and central nervous system manifestations.
Synonym(s): icterohaemorrhagic fever.
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