Oroya fever

Oroya fever
Oroya fever ȯr-'ȯi-ə- n the acute first stage of bartonellosis characterized by high fever and severe anemia

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the first or acute stage of bartonellosis, marked by muscle pains, chills, fever, and severe hemolytic anemia that can be fatal. Called also Bartonella anemia.

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