Definition of San Joaquin Valley fever in English:

San Joaquin Valley fever

noun

informal
    • ‘In the late '30's workers at the Kern County Health Department found the same organism in the sputum of people with what was then called San Joaquin Valley Fever that had been reported previously as being the cause of the fatal cases.’
    • ‘Coccidioides spp. are the etiological agents of the human respiratory disease known as coccidioidomycosis or San Joaquin Valley fever.’
    • ‘Here, we analyze a microsatellite data set collected from the human fungal pathogen Coccidioides immitis, the etiological agent of coccidioidomycosis (San Joaquin Valley fever).’
    • ‘Human infection by Coccidioides spp. possessing this gene leads to the respiratory disease coccidioidomycosis or San Joaquin Valley fever.’

Pronunciation

San Joaquin Valley fever

/ˌsan wɑːˈkiːn/