infection with streptococci.
Any streptococcal infection.
a disease of domestic poultry caused by Streptococcus zooepidemicus (syn. S. gallinarum), S. faecalis, S. faecium and S. durans. The disease is characterized by bacteremia with localization of suppurative infection in many body sites and a variety of clinical pictures of fever, anorexia and pale comb.
In fish occurs in rainbow trout, yellowtail and eels; caused by Enterococcus seriolicida; manifested by exophthalmos, sometimes resulting in orbital rupture.