Leptospirosis: Report from the task force on tropical diseases by the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine.

@article{Jimnez2018LeptospirosisRF,
  title={Leptospirosis: Report from the task force on tropical diseases by the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine.},
  author={Juan Ignacio Silesky Jim{\'e}nez and Jorge Luis Hidalgo Marroquin and Guy Antony Richards and Pravin R. Amin},
  journal={Journal of critical care},
  year={2018},
  volume={43},
  pages={
          361-365
        }
}
Leptospirosis is a zoonosis caused by a gram negative aerobic spirochete of the genus Leptospira. It is acquired by contact with urine or reproductive fluids from infected animals, or by inoculation from contaminated water or soil. The disease has a global distribution, mainly in tropical and subtropical regions that have a humid, rainy climate and is also common in travelers returning from these regions. Clinical suspicion is critical for the diagnosis and it should be included in the… CONTINUE READING
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