Concomitant leptospirosis-hantavirus co-infection in acute patients hospitalized in Sri Lanka: implications for a potentially worldwide underestimated problem.

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Two global (re-)emerging zoonoses, leptospirosis and hantavirus infections, are clinically indistinguishable. Thirty-one patients, hospitalized in Sri Lanka for acute severe leptospirosis, were after exclusion of other potentially involved pathogens, prospectively screened with IgM ELISA for both pathogens. Of these, nine (29·0%) were positive for… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268814003707

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@article{SunilChandra2015ConcomitantLC, title={Concomitant leptospirosis-hantavirus co-infection in acute patients hospitalized in Sri Lanka: implications for a potentially worldwide underestimated problem.}, author={N. P. Sunil-Chandra and J. Clement and P. Maes and H. Janaka de Silva and Marjan van Esbroeck and Maarten Van Ranst}, journal={Epidemiology and infection}, year={2015}, volume={143 10}, pages={2081-93} }