a contagious febrile disease caused by streptococci and characterized by a scarlet eruption.
an acute communicable disease characterized by fever, strawberry-coloured tongue, and a typical rash starting on the neck and chest and spreading to the abdomen and limbs, caused by all group A haemolytic Streptococcus bacteria Technical name scarlatina
scarlet fever scar·let fever (skär’lĭt)
An acute contagious disease caused by a hemolytic streptococcus, occurring predominantly among children and characterized by a scarlet skin eruption and high fever. Also called scarlatina.
A severe acute infectious disease caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pyogenes, occurring mainly in children, and marked by high fever, sore throat and a red skin rash.
scarlet fever definition
An acute and contagious disease caused by a kind of streptococcus. Characterized by fever, sore throat, and a bright red rash, scarlet fever can be treated with penicillin.
- Scarlet fever antitoxin
scarlet fever antitoxin n. The antitoxin for the toxins produced by the bacteria that cause scarlet fever.
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