Black-water-fever



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

Sacrifice Stephen French Whitman
Sacrifice Stephen French Whitman
South Sea Tales Jack London
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 1 Various
The White Blackbird Hudson Douglas
New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915 Various
Seven Legs Across the Seas Samuel Murray
Sacrifice Stephen French Whitman

noun
(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 death Also called Texas fever
noun
(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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