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1. Acetaminophen (Tylenol, Panadol, acetylaminophenol)
This white, somewhat-water-soluble chemical is most widely known as an over-the-counter painkiller (analgesic) and fever reducer, but it is also used to make azo dyes and photographic chemicals. Acetaminophen melts at 168 C. and can cause liver damage in high overdoses.

2. Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin)
An odorless, white, slightly bitter drug used to reduce pain, fever, inflammation and sometimes to prevent blood clotting. Some people cannot tolerate it because it can cause stomach bleeding, however. It is soluble in both water and alcohol and melts at 132 - 136 C.

3. African sleeping sickness
A disease affecting humans and other mammals in central Africa that is caused by the parasitic protozoa ns Trypanosoma brucei gambiense and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and is transmitted by the tsetse fly. Symptoms include fever, chills, headache, vomiting, pain in the extremities, lymph gland enlargement, anemia, depression, fatigue, coma, and eventually death if left untreated. The trypanosome is able to evade the host's immune system by frequently changing the protein s on its outer surface, by which the immune system identifies intruders.

4. AIDS-related complex (ARC)
A set of symptoms, such as lymph node enlargement, fever, loss of weight, diarrhea, and minor opportunistic diseases associated with a weakened immune system, which indicates a less severe form of infection by the HIV virus than AIDS itself. In some cases this is diagnosed as a precursor to AIDS. Also known as "AIDS-related condition" or "AIDS-related syndrome".

5. Allergen
Something which can cause an allergic reaction. For example, ragweed pollen is the allergen which causes hay fever.

6. Anthrax (woolsorter's disease, Bacillus anthracis)
A highly contagious and often lethal bacterial disease that is caused by Bacillus anthracis. It afflicts cattle and sheep and can be transmitted to humans via infected raw meat, blood, or other fluids. Anthrax causes high fever, convulsions, and lung lesions.

7. Antipyretic
A compound that reduces fever.

8. Antipyretic
This is a drug to treat fever. Common antipyretics are acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) and acetaminophen (Tylenol).

9. Babesiasis (babesiosis, piroplasmosis)
A parasitic disease affecting mammals which is caused by protozoa from the genus Babesia of the order Piroplasmida and is transmitted by ticks. The Babesia protozoa feed on the blood of mammals. Symptoms include high fever, anemia , and red urine (hemoglobinuria).

10. Bacteremia (adj.: bacteremic)
A term referring to the spread of bacteria from the site of infection (a cut, for instance) to the bloodstream. fever and chills after often associated with episodes of bacteremia.


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