Definition of Swamp fever

1. Noun. An infectious disease cause by leptospira and transmitted to humans from domestic animals; characterized by jaundice and fever.

Exact synonyms: Leptospirosis
Specialized synonyms: Canicola Fever, Weil's Disease
Generic synonyms: Zoonosis, Zoonotic Disease

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamp Fever

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Literary usage of Swamp fever

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1. The Pathology and Differential Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases of Animals by Veranus Alva Moore (1916)
"Dr. Law makes the statement that it is because of this latter characteristic that the disease has been so often referred to under the name of swamp fever. ..."

2. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1903)
"The cases of the disease I examined appeared to resemble our ' swamp fever' in many respects while differing in some others. The duration of the disease, ..."

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