black-water fever


noun Pathology.

  1. a severe form of malaria characterized by kidney damage and hemoglobinuria resulting in urine that is dark red or black.

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  1. vet science a form of babesiosis seen in cattle, deer, bison, water buffalo, African buffalo, and reindeer; characterized by fever, depression, jaundice, dark red-black discolouration of the urine, anaemia, and deathAlso called: Texas fever

noun

  1. med a rare and serious complication of malaria, characterized by massive destruction of red blood cells, producing dark red or blackish urine

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  1. A serious, often fatal complication of falciparum malaria, characterized by the passage of bloody, dark red, or black urine.

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