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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Scarlatina" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Scarlatina
Scarlet fever (also called scarlatina in older literature) is an infectious disease which most commonly affects children. Signs and symptoms include sore throat, fever, and a characteristic red rash. Scarlet fever is usually spread by inhalation. There is no vaccine, but the disease is effectively treated with antibiotics. Most of the clinical features are caused by erythrogenic toxin, a substance produced by the bacterium Streptococcus pyogenes (group A streptococcus) when it is infected by a certain bacteriophage. - See link

 

Scarlatina in Spanish is Escarlatina
La escarlatina o fiebre escarlata es una enfermedad infecciosa, aguda y febril producida por el Streptococcus pyogenes del serogrupo A. - See link

 

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Definition of Scarlatina in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Scarlatina in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Scarlatina - See link.
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