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Disease Relapsing Fever

Name Relapsing Fever
Synonyms Fever, Relapsing | Fevers, Relapsing | Relapsing Fevers
Definition An acute infection characterized by recurrent episodes of PYREXIA alternating with asymptomatic intervals of apparent recovery. This condition is caused by SPIROCHETES of the genus BORRELIA. It is transmitted by the BITES of either the body louse (PEDICULUS humanus corporis), for which humans are the reservoir, or by soft ticks of the genus ORNITHODOROS, for which rodents and other animals are the principal reservoirs.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D012061
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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Borrelia Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Relapsing Fever
2. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tick-Borne Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Relapsing Fever
3. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Spirochaetales Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Borrelia Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Relapsing Fever

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