Predictors of the development of myocarditis or acute renal failure in patients with leptospirosis: An observational study

@inproceedings{Dassanayake2012PredictorsOT,
  title={Predictors of the development of myocarditis or acute renal failure in patients with leptospirosis: An observational study},
  author={Dinesh Lb Dassanayake and Harith Wimalaratna and Damith Nandadewa and Asanka Nugaliyadda and Champa N. Ratnatunga and Suneth Buddhika Agampodi},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Leptospirosis has a varied clinical presentation with complications like myocarditis and acute renal failure. There are many predictors of severity and mortality including clinical and laboratory parameters. Early detection and treatment can reduce complications. Therefore recognizing the early predictors of the complications of leptospirosis is important in patient management. This study was aimed at determining the clinical and laboratory predictors of myocarditis or acute renal… CONTINUE READING
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