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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.
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a leptospirosis caused by the grippotyphosa serovar of Leptospira interrogans;
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mud fever(1) A clinical form of leptospirosis caused by Leptospira interrogans serovar grippotyphosa.
(2) Bluecomb disease of turkeys.
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mud fe·ver(mŭd fē'vĕr)
A leptospirosis caused by the grippotyphosa serovar of Leptospira interrogans.
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