enteric fever


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n enteric fever serious infection marked by intestinal inflammation and ulceration; caused by Salmonella typhosa ingested with food or water
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Enteric fever (Med) typhoid fever.
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In literature:

On re-entering the hut I found that Natty was still sleeping; but his slumbers were greatly troubled, and he had evidently much fever on him.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
That night, before the wild fever-spirit entered your body, I looked long into your eyes.
"The Promise" by James B. Hendryx
The enteric fever would also have wrought havoc amongst us.
"My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War" by Ben Viljoen
But later the fatal modern fever entered his blood, ending in something very like delirium.
"Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878" by Various
Gerard turned his fever-burnished eyes upon his small mechanician's sullen face, when that visitor entered.
"From the Car Behind" by Eleanor M. Ingram
Rainey, not to interrupt you, what do you know about enteric fever?
"A Man to His Mate" by J. Allan Dunn
In all these respects it has a great affinity to enteric fever.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
The appetite had entered his veins, infusing its fever.
"Making Money" by Owen Johnson
One of them entered the compartment which was infested with fever-infected mosquitoes, and was bitten by them.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 4" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
The term "enteric fever" has recently come into use instead of "typhoid" for the latter disease; but see TYPHOID FEVER.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6" by Various
We entered the dilapidated building, where a man lay sick of a fever.
"Cora and The Doctor" by Harriette Newell Baker
Enteric fever occurs in all parts of the world, and in most countries it is endemic, with occasional outbursts of epidemic prevalence.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
It was a severe attack of enteric fever that had struck Elijah down.
"Between Sun and Sand" by William Charles Scully
But one day our joy was turned to sadness and our gladness to grief, for my husband was smitten with enteric fever.
"In Kali's Country" by Emily Churchill Thompson Sheets
Thus the term enteric fever, originally suggested by the late George B.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
He entered the house, with his book under his arm, saying FEVER!
"Dealings With The Dead" by A Sexton of the Old School
The war fever took possession of Lewis; the lust of absolute domination entered into his heart.
"The Thirty Years' War" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
The germ of stage fever frequently is as slow to get out of the system as it is quick to enter it.
"The Footlights Fore and Aft" by Channing Pollock
She died of enteric fever at Simon's Town, where she was engaged in tending Boer prisoners, on the 3rd of June 1900.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
He had entered that accursed house in a state of low fever, disturbed mentally and bodily.
"Mohawks, Volume 3 of 3" by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

In news:

We aimed to investigate whether gatifloxacin, a new generation and affordable fluoroquinolone, is better than chloramphenicol for the treatment of uncomplicated enteric fever in children and adults.
Playoff fever is in the air, as we enter the final week of the prep football regular season.
Riders enter the staging area just before the awarding of prizes for the Swell Cure for Cabin Fever poker ride hosted by the SouthEastern Utah Off Highway Vehicle Club.