* * *an acute, self-limited, febrile viral disease seen in warm weather from the Mediterranean Basin through the Middle East to Central Asia, as well as in Central and South America, and caused by any of several types of Phlebovirus. In Europe, North Africa, and Asia it is transmitted by the urban sandfly Phlebotomus papatasi, whereas in the Americas the vectors are sylvan sandflies (genus Lutzomyia). Called also papataci, papatasi, or pappataci f. and sandfly f.
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phlebotomus fever — noun : a virus disease of brief duration characterized by fever, headache, pain in the eyes, malaise, and leukopenia and transmitted by the bite of a sand fly (Phlebotomus papatasii) called also sand fly fever * * * /fleuh bot euh meuhs/, Pathol … Useful english dictionary
phlebotomus fever — noun Etymology: New Latin Phlebotomus, genus of sand flies Date: circa 1923 sandfly fever … New Collegiate Dictionary
phlebotomus fever — /fleuh bot euh meuhs/, Pathol. See sandfly fever. [1920 25; < NL Phlebotomus genus name of the sandfly < Gk phlebotómos vein cutting (referring to instruments for letting blood); see PHLEBO , TOME] * * * … Universalium
Phlebotomus — Taxobox name = Phlebotomus image width = 240px image caption = A male Phlebotomus fly regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Hexapoda classis = Insecta subclassis = Pterygota infraclassis = Neoptera superordo = Endopterygota| ordo =… … Wikipedia
Phlebotomus papatasi — Phlebotomus papatasi … Wikipedia Español
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Fever — Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 degrees F. (37 degrees C.), in practice a person is usually not considered to have a significant fever until the temperature is above 100.4 degrees F (38 degrees C.).… … Medical dictionary
Phlebotomus-Fieber — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 A93.1 Pappatacifieber Phlebotomus Fieber Sandfliegenfieber … Deutsch Wikipedia
Phlebotomus — A genus of very small bloodsucking sandflies of the subfamily Phlebotominae, family Psychodidae. [phlebo + G. tomos, cutting] P. argentipes the vector of kala azar in India. P. chinensis the vector of kala azar in China. P. flaviscutellatus SYN:… … Medical dictionary
phlebotomus — noun a mild viral disease transmitted by the bite of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasii • Syn: ↑sandfly fever, ↑pappataci fever • Hypernyms: ↑disease … Useful english dictionary