What is Leptospirosis? Lep•to•spi•ro•sis is a bacterial infection causing mild to severe flu-like illness. Leptospira bacteria are spread in the urine of infected animals.
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Fact Sheet Leptospirosis 2 Introduction What is leptospirosis? Leptospirosis is an infectious disease caused by pathogenic organisms belonging to the genus Leptospira , that are transmitted directly or indirectly from animals to humans.
Leptospirosis General introduction Leptospirosis is a zoonosis of worldwide distribution, endemic mainly in countries with humid subtropical or tropical climates and has epidemic potential.
ODH-IDCM LEPTOSPIROSIS Page 1/Section 3 Revised 7/2011 LEPTOSPIROSIS (Weil's Disease, Pretibial (Fort Bragg) Fever, Swineherd's Disease, Swamp Fever, Mud Fever, Hemorrhagic Jaundice, Canicola Fever) REPORTING INFORMATION Class B2: Report by the end of the business ...
Leptospirosis 1. DISEASE REPORTING A. Purpose of Reporting and Surveillance 1. To better understand the epidemiology of leptospirosis in Washington State.
OIE Terrestrial Manual 2008 251 CHAPTER 2.1.9. LEPTOSPIROSIS SUMMARY Leptospirosis is a transmissible disease of animals and humans caused by infection with any of the pathogenic members of the genus Leptospira .
January 7, 2005 Page 1 of 2 Frequently Asked Questions What is leptospirosis? Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that affects humans and animals.
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DIAGNOSTIC UPDATE IDEXX Reference Laboratories • August 2009 Diagnosing and Managing Canine Leptospirosis IDEXX Reference Laboratories Introduces a RealPCR™ Test for Canine Leptospirosis Background Leptospirosis, a zoonotic disease of worldwide significance, is caused by spirochetes of the ...