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peracute

 [per″ah-kūt´]
very acute.

per·a·cute

(per'ă-kyūt),
Very acute; said of a disease.
[L. peracutus, very sharp]

per·a·cute

(per'ă-kyūt')
Very acute; said of a disease.
[L. peracutus, very sharp]

per·a·cute

(per'ă-kyūt')
Very acute; said of a disease.
[L. peracutus, very sharp]
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On the other hand, coliforms have been confirmed to commonly be involved in CM characterized by a rapid onset associated with acute and peracute forms [16], of short duration [55], and rarely cause SCM [50].
Doppler US with measurement of the RI in the intrarenal arteries is very useful as obstruction (except in the peracute stage) leads to intrarenal vasoconstriction with a consecutive increase of the RI above the upper limit of 0.7; however the case is different for non-obstructive dilatation.
Human CCHF is a peracute disease with a wide range of case fatality rate (Mardani et al.
The onset of the clinical signs associated with ruminal acidosis will depend on the clinical form, varying from sudden death in peracute course to a light feed depression in subacute way.
Infected animals, that suffer from the peracute form of the disease, may die in 3-4 days after the first symptoms are noticed.
Exertional myopathy can result in acute metabolic acidodsis and death in ungulates, or it may manifest as a delayed peracute syndrome, causing death of the affected animal 24 hours or more after the initial insult (Montane et al., 2002).
It is less acute in older children and is usually most chronic in adults, although a peracute form was recognized in Japan and called Shoshin.
Characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus ioslated of peracute, acute and chronic bovine mastitis.
Anthrax presents as three clinical syndromes in animals: peracute, acute, and chronic.
There are three forms of anthrax - peracute, acute and subacute.
Peter Lohe (Firenze: Sansoni, 1980): 168: "Sunt enim in iis, quae meteora appellantur, ab Aristotele quidem peracute, ab Alberto vero, cui Magno cognomen est, etiam aperte perscripta." On Dante's meteorology and its Aristotelian background, see Patrick Boyde, Dante Philomythes and Philosopher.
Four syndromes are recognized: the peracute, intestinal, head and eye, and mild.