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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.
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Prevention of mud fever is all about avoiding exposure to the Dermatophilus and Staphylococcus bacteria by trying to avoid prolonged exposure to mud - which is easier said than done this year - and using barrier creams to prevent direct contact between the mud and the skin.
Lincoln has also recently launched its Magic Mud Kure range that is scientifically proven to kill the bacteria responsible for mud fever.
The former is an in-feed supplement to ensure condition and bloom through maintaining a healthy digestive system, while Think Mud powder offers good nutritional support to combat wet skin-related problems and mud fever.