Phylogenetic tree showing only the topology for all Leptospira interrogans
STs and their continent of origin.
Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease occurring worldwide and is caused by the spirochete Leptospira interrogans
. It can be contagious and be transmitted from an infected animal to a human (1).
Distribution of Leptospira interrogans
by Multispacer Sequence Typing in Urban Norway Rats (Rattus norvegicus): A Survey in France in 2011-2013.
With the soaring cases of the deadly bacterial disease due to human exposure to Leptospira interrogans
, EcoWaste Coalition has pressed the country's newly-installed barangay officials to adopt waste prevention and reduction measures to avoid garbage from piling up and to avert flooding caused by trash-choked waterways.
Leptospirosis occur throughout the year although the number may increase during the monsoon season (from August to December) and they are generally vaccinated with available leptospiral vaccines for dogs that contain inactivated Leptospira interrogans
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Imunodiagnostico da leptospirose humana atraves do teste ELISA-IgM, empregando-se diferentes preparacoes antigenicas a partir de sorotipos prevalentes de Leptospira interrogans
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Leptospirosis (Leptospira interrogans
) 2013 case definition.
The second presentation considered the genome of Leptospira interrogans
serovar Copenhageni and the identification of potential targets for diagnosis and vaccines.