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Leptospirosis in UK vet visiting dogs, wild rodents and the pathogenomics of Leptospira species

  title={Leptospirosis in UK vet visiting dogs, wild rodents and the pathogenomics of Leptospira species},
  author={Christopher Ball},
  • C. Ball
  • Published 1 May 2014
  • Biology, Medicine
Canine infection from pathogenic Leptospira serovars remains an issue within the UK, despite the availability of a canine vaccine. Canine leptospirosis cases are non-reportable and data regarding current levels for both suspected and confirmed cases is limited. A questionnaire based survey was undertaken to determine the number of canine leptospirosis cases within UK practices over a 12 month period. Average canine vaccination coverage across responding practices was determined as 60%, with… 

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