Seroepidemiology of leptospirosis in dogs from rural and slum communities of Los Rios Region, Chile

@inproceedings{Lelu2015SeroepidemiologyOL,
  title={Seroepidemiology of leptospirosis in dogs from rural and slum communities of Los Rios Region, Chile},
  author={M. A. Lelu and Claudia A. Mu{\~n}oz-Zanzi and Brooke Higgins and Renee Galloway},
  booktitle={BMC veterinary research},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease of global importance and often neglected as a public health problem due to lack of awareness, under-diagnosis and under-reporting. Animals serve as a source of transmission through the shedding of Leptospira in their urine. Because of their proximity to humans, dogs may play a role in human infections. In order to assess and mitigate leptospirosis in dogs and the risk of transmission to humans it is important to understand the epidemiology of… CONTINUE READING
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