Informal term for tularemia.
- In some cases, inflamed lymph nodes may be a sign of more serious diseases, such as tuberculosis, rabbit fever, cat scratch disease and sexually transmitted diseases.
- Francisella tularensis is the bacterium that causes tularemia (also known as rabbit fever).
- Tularemia, also known as ‘rabbit fever’, ‘deer fly fever’, and ‘lemming fever’, has been reported throughout North America and continental Europe, Russia, China, and Japan.
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Syllabification: rab·bit fe·ver
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