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What does ARF stand for?

ARF stands for Acute Rheumatic Fever


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Rheumatic heart disease can develop from one episode of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) or be the cumulative effect of recurrent ARF.
The recognition of a pre-existing streptococcal infection in acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and a dysenteric infection in Reiter syndrome spawned a new classification of reactive arthritis, and in the case of ARF, identified an effective way to reduce the incidence of ARF through effective treatment of streptococcal infections.
Indeed, 56 of 61 unselected Turkish children who met diagnostic criteria for acute rheumatic fever were heterozygous for the simple polymorphism, in which arginine is replaced by glutamine at position 753 in the toll-like receptor 2 (TLR-2) gene, according to Dr.