Evaluation of Asymptomatic Family Members for Leptospirosis in Patients with Symptomatic Leptospirosis

@inproceedings{Bharath2009EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of Asymptomatic Family Members for Leptospirosis in Patients with Symptomatic Leptospirosis},
  author={Josiam Bharath},
  year={2009}
}
INTRODUCTION: Leptospirosis has long been considered a rare zoonotic disease in India with only sporadic cases being reported. Since 1980, the disease has been reported from various States especially during monsoon months. This disease is endemic in Tamil Nadu and few other States. In Tamil Nadu, more number of cases are reported from Chennai, especially North Chennai. Still the disease is underdiagnosed and underreported in other parts of Tamil Nadu. Increasing availability of laboratory… CONTINUE READING

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