Definition of East Coast Fever in English:

East Coast Fever


mass noun
  • A feverish disease of cattle, prevalent in Africa and usually fatal.

    This disease is caused by a parasitic protozoan of the genus Theileria (phylum Sporozoa, kingdom Protista), which lives in the host's blood cells and is transmitted by the bite of the tick Rhipicephalus appendiculatus (family Ixodidae)


East Coast Fever