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Oroya fever

[ ə-roiə, ô-rôyä ]
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n.
An acute endemic disease of the central Andes caused by the bacterium Bartonella bacilliformis and marked by high fever, rheumatic pains, albuminuria, and progressive severe anemia.Carrión's disease
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