Haverhill fever


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Related to Haverhill fever: Rat Bite Fever
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Noun1.Haverhill fever - the form of ratbite fever occurring in the United States
ratbite fever - either of two infectious diseases transmitted to humans by the bite of a rat or mouse; characterized by fever and headache and nausea and skin eruptions
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The etiology of Haverhill fever (erythema arthriticum epidemicum).