Identification of Prevalent Leptospira Serovars Infecting Water Buffaloes , Cows , Dogs , Pigs , and Rats in the Philippines

@inproceedings{Gloriani2016IdentificationOP,
  title={Identification of Prevalent Leptospira Serovars Infecting Water Buffaloes , Cows , Dogs , Pigs , and Rats in the Philippines},
  author={Nina G Gloriani and Sharon Yvette Angelina M Villanueva and Yasutake Yanagihara and Shin-ichi Yoshida},
  year={2016}
}
Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that affects humans and a wide range of wild and domestic animals. Pathogenic leptospires dwell in the renal tubules of carrier animals, especially rodents, and may shed the pathogens in their urine. In this study, 222 animals (50 water buffaloes, 25 cows, 84 dogs, 12 pigs, and 51 rats) from Metro Manila and Nueva… CONTINUE READING