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a leptospirosis caused by the grippotyphosa serovar of Leptospira interrogans;
a type of leptospirosis occurring in the summer and autumn in Germany and Russia, caused by Leptospira interrogans. It is transmitted to humans by the field mouse Microtus arvalis and affects mainly workers in swamps or flooded fields. Also called autumn fever.
mud fever(1) A clinical form of leptospirosis caused by Leptospira interrogans serovar grippotyphosa.
(2) Bluecomb disease of turkeys.
mud fe·ver(mŭd fē'vĕr)
A leptospirosis caused by the grippotyphosa serovar of Leptospira interrogans.
pertaining to or emanating from wet conditions underfoot.