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mud fever

 
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. Called also autumn fever.

mud fe·ver

a leptospirosis caused by the grippotyphosa serovar of Leptospira interrogans;

mud fever

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.

mud

pertaining to or emanating from wet conditions underfoot.

mud fever
said of horses affected by dermatophilosis, leptospirosis, greasy heel.
mud snail
lymnaeatruncatula.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mud fever is caused by two bacterial infections called Staphylococcus and Dermatophilus which is often present on normal skin in very low quantities.
A vet diagnosed chronic mud fever, an inflammatory skin condition caused by constant wet and muddy conditions.
WITH sodden conditions across most of the region, vets are reporting a high incidence of mud fever in horses and ponies this winter, writes RUTH LOGNONNE.