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  • Haemophilus
  • During the mid-1980s to early 1990s, a highly virulent clonal group of Haemophilus aegyptius, localized in and around the São Paulo State of Brazil, was found to be responsible for Brazilian purpuric fever, an acute septicemic fulminant illness affecting children. (wikipedia.org)
  • include acute
  • Symptoms of Brazilian Purpuric Fever are usually preceded by purulent conjunctivitis and later include acute, or sudden, onset of high fever, vomiting, abdominal pain, purpura, vascular collapse and death. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • In 1984, 10 children in the town of Promissao in Sao Paulo State, Brazil, developed a sudden and severe illness after a recent bout (within the last 30 days) of conjunctivitis - Brazilian Purpuric Fever (BPF). (wikipedia.org)
  • antibiotics
  • looked at data in a large managed care network to determine the frequency of fills for topical antibiotics among patients who were diagnosed as having acute conjunctivitis. (aao.org)
  • Ophthalmology
  • Blennorrhoea aka blennorrhagia or myxorrhoea ('blenno' mucus, 'rrhoea' flow), is a medical term denoting an excessive discharge of watery mucus, especially from the urethra or the vagina, and also used in ophthalmology for an abnormal discharge from the eye, but now regarded as a synonym for conjunctivitis and accordingly rarely used. (wikipedia.org)