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Tularemia

A plague-like disease of rodents, transmissible to man. It is caused by FRANCISELLA TULARENSIS and is characterized by fever, chills, headache, backache, and weakness. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
22520
Concept ID:
C0041351
Disease or Syndrome
2.

Causative agent

Definition: A factor, such as a microorganism, chemical substance, or form of radiation, whose presence, excessive presence, or (in deficiency diseases) relative absence is essential, in whole or in part, for the occurrence of a condition. Constraint: The use of this participation is limited to observations.  [from HL7]

MedGen UID:
623004
Concept ID:
C0449411
Finding
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VITAMINS,OTHER

Organic substances belonging to diverse chemical families and present in foods in minute amounts, Vitamins are essential to normal metabolism and biochemical functions, usually as coenzymes. Vitamins can be classified by solubility: lipo-soluble (vitamins A, D, E, K, F) and water-soluble (B- complex). Lack of one or more vitamins in the diet cause metabolic deficiency diseases. (NCI04) [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
203015
Concept ID:
C0973669
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance; Vitamin
4.

Polysaccharide

linear or branched chain structure containing many sugar molecules linked by glycosidic bonds. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
46014
Concept ID:
C0032594
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
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Arsenic

Arsenic is a natural element found in soil and minerals. Arsenic compounds are used to preserve wood, as pesticides, and in some industries. Arsenic can get into air, water, and the ground from wind-blown dust. It may also get into water from runoff. . You may be exposed to arsenic by. -Taking in small amounts in food, drinking water, or air . -Breathing sawdust or burning smoke from arsenic-treated wood . -Living in an area with high levels of arsenic in rock. -Working in a job where arsenic is made or used. Exposure to arsenic can cause many health problems. Being exposed to low levels for a long time can change the color of your skin. It can cause corns and small warts. Exposure to high levels of arsenic can cause death. Agency for Toxic Substances Disease Registry.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
2070
Concept ID:
C0003818
Element, Ion, or Isotope; Hazardous or Poisonous Substance; Pharmacologic Substance
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