Definition of Blackwater fever

1. Noun. Severe and often fatal malaria characterized by kidney damage resulting in dark urine.

Generic synonyms: Malaria



Definition of Blackwater fever

1. Noun. (defn English) ¹

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Medical Definition of Blackwater fever

1. A condition that results from the presence of haemoglobin in the urine (haemoglobinuria) following infection with Falciparum malaria. Symptoms include fever, tender and enlarged liver and spleen, dark urine, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and jaundice. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackwater Fever

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blackwater fever (current term)
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Literary usage of Blackwater fever

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1901)
"because it frequently follows in the wake of this disease. The occurrence of blackwater fever in people who have previously suffered from ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1901)
"The evidence is against " blackwater fever " being in any way due to an exceptionally numerous invasion. The suggestion has been made that the parasites are ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1896)
"... though they admit the possibility of a gonococcal endocarditis. In all cases cultures are necessary in order to identify the species. blackwater fever. ..."

4. Tropical Diseases: A Manual of the Diseases of Warm Climates by Patrick Manson (1914)
"Moreover, as already pointed out, blackwater fever frequently attacks people who previously had never had a single paroxysm of intermittent fever. ..."

5. Transactions by Epidemiological Society of London (1899)
"blackwater fever. BY WH CROSSE, Consulting Medical Officer, The Royal Niger ... When I first went to West Africa, in 1886, blackwater fever was a complaint ..."

6. The Anatomic Histological Process of Bright's Disease and Their Relation to by William Heiskell Deaderick, Horst Oertel, Charles Gilmore Kerley, Michael Grossmann (1909)
"Malarial prophylaxis is prophylactic of blackwater fever. 5. ... The writer's opinion of the relation of malaria to blackwater fever is that the former is ..."

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