Animal leptospirosis in Malaya: 2. Localities sampled.

  title={Animal leptospirosis in Malaya: 2. Localities sampled.},
  author={Chris Smith and Louis Hampton Turner and Jeffrey L. Harrison and J C Broom},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={24 1},
In a previous paper the authors reported on the methods and zoogeographical background of a survey of animal leptospirosis in Malaya, giving a broad analysis of results. In the present paper the localities studied in towns and villages, in ricefields, in secondary forest and scrub and in primary forest are compared in detail. In towns and villages infection rates in rats were low, except in a seaport town where the invading R. norvegicus was heavily infected. In ricefields infection is… CONTINUE READING