Naturally acquired leptospirosis in 36 dogs: serological and clinicopathological features.

  title={Naturally acquired leptospirosis in 36 dogs: serological and clinicopathological features.},
  author={Nichole Birnbaum and Stephen C Barr and Sharon Anne Center and Thomas Schermerhorn and John F. Randolph and Kenneth W. Simpson},
  journal={The Journal of small animal practice},
  volume={39 5},
Case records of 36 dogs with confirmed leptospirosis diagnosed at the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine from 1980 to 1995 were reviewed retrospectively, and clinical, serological and pathological findings were recorded to characterise the epidemiology of this disease in upstate New York. Titres were directed predominantly against serovars grippotyphosa and/or pomona in 31 of 34 dogs. Convalescent titres were measured for 53 per cent of dogs. The most common clinical presentation was… CONTINUE READING


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