Translation of scarlet fever in Spanish:

scarlet fever

escarlatina, n.


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    escarlatina feminine
    • If the bacteria spreads to a wound it can cause more serious illnesses including scarlet fever, rheumatic fever, pneumonia, and occasionally it can be life threatening.
    • After childhood bouts with scarlet fever and pneumonia, she decided to become a nurse.
    • Group A streptococci also produce toxins that can cause circulatory collapse in streptococcal toxic shock syndrome or fever and a rash in scarlet fever.
    • Passengers were inspected for contagious diseases such as small pox, yellow fever, scarlet fever, and measles.
    • In 1936 an outbreak of scarlet fever and diphtheria led to many Croydon residents being hospitalised for lengthy periods.