Clara awoke quite drowsy, and not understanding at the moment what Dorothea said, asked her what it was; she repeated what she had said, and Clara became attentive at once; but she had hardly heard two lines, as the singer continued, when a strange trembling seized her, as if she were suffering from a severe attack of quartan
ague, and throwing her arms round Dorothea she said:
(2) A quartan
fever recurs every fourth day, the tertian every
For example, tisich, fenestre, grave infirmity, posteme (abcess), falling sickness, quinsy, quartan
The sporadic mention of remedies against tertian and quartan
fever (11) testifies to the prevalence of malaria in the Mediterranean.
He was responsible for what Chaucer calls "maladyes colde" ("Knight's Tale", 1.2467), such as "all impediments of the right ear, teeth, all quartan
agues proceeding of cold, dry, and melancholy distempers, leprosies, rheums, consumptions, black jaundies, palsies, tremblings, vain fears, fantasies" and other diseases enumerated by medieval astrologers (Curry 1926: 130).
malaria : An investigation on the incidence of Plasmodium malariae in Bisra PHC, District Sundargarh, Orissa.
For instance, we did not diagnose any case of quartan
malaria nephropathy (QMN), which was previously reported to be a leading cause of steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome in our environment .
Seasonal incidence or tertian, subtertian and quartan
(10) Durling and Martinez (353) cite a suggestive passage from Ptolemy that describes the negative influence of Saturn: "Saturn, when he gains sole dominance, is in general the cause of destruction by cold, and, in particular, when the event concerns men, causes long illnesses, consumptions, withering, disturbances caused by fluids, rheumatisms and quartan
fevers, exile, poverty, imprisonment, mourning, fears, and deaths, especially among those advanced in age....
Yesterday, at least, I applied dizyphon to a man afflicted with chronic quartan
fever, and he became at once as healthy as a tick.
Incubation period: 10 to 12 days for falciparum, 13 to 17 for vivax, and 28 to 30 for quartan
The only known illness early in Caesar's life was an attack of quartan
fever (malaria) during the time when he was a fugitive from Sulla, from 85-82 BC.