Leptospirosis: a neglected tropical zoonotic infection of public health importance—an updated review

@article{Karpagam2020LeptospirosisAN,
  title={Leptospirosis: a neglected tropical zoonotic infection of public health importance—an updated review},
  author={K. Karpagam and Balasubramanian Ganesh},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology \& Infectious Diseases},
  year={2020},
  volume={39},
  pages={835-846}
}
  • K. Karpagam, B. Ganesh
  • Published 2 January 2020
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
Leptospirosis is a zoonotic and waterborne disease worldwide. It is a neglected, reemerging disease of global public health importance with respect to morbidity and mortality both in humans and animals. Due to negligence, rapid, unplanned urbanization, and poor sanitation, leptospirosis emerges as a leading cause of acute febrile illness in many of the developing countries. Every individual has a risk of getting infected as domestic and wild animals carry leptospires; the at-risk population… Expand
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