Leptospirosis in pregnancy

@article{Puliyath2012LeptospirosisIP,
  title={Leptospirosis in pregnancy},
  author={Geetha Puliyath and Surjit Singh Uttam Singh},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology \& Infectious Diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={31},
  pages={2491-2496}
}
  • G. Puliyath, S. Singh
  • Published 2 May 2012
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
Leptospirosis is a direct zoonotic disease caused by spirochetes belonging to the genus Leptospira. Many animals act as carriers or vectors. Human infection results from accidental contact with carrier animals or environment contaminated with animal urine containing the organism. Epidemics of leptospirosis result from poor sanitation in urban areas and are aggravated following natural calamities. The majority of leptospiral infections are either subclinical or result in very mild illness and… Expand
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