Leptospira interrogans

Known as: Spirochaeta icterogenes, interrogans leptospira, Leptospira icteroides 
A genus of question mark-shaped bacteria spirochetes which is found in fresh water that is contaminated by animal urine. It causes LEPTOSPIROSIS.
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1969-2017
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2009
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2009
Mass-spectrometry-based methods for relative proteome quantification have broadly affected life science research. However… (More)
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2009
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2009
Systems biology conceptualizes biological systems as dynamic networks of interacting elements, whereby functionally important… (More)
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2009
2009
We recently characterised the Leptospira interrogans heme oxygenase (hemO) gene and showed that HemO was required for growth with… (More)
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2007
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2007
The pathogenic spirochete Leptospira interrogans disseminates throughout its hosts via the bloodstream, then invades and… (More)
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2007
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2007
Transmission of leptospirosis occurs through contact of mucous membranes and abraded skin with freshwater contaminated by… (More)
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2006
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2006
The early phase of leptospiral infection is characterized by the presence of live organisms in the blood. Pathogenic Leptospira… (More)
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2004
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2004
Leptospira species colonize a significant proportion of rodent populations worldwide and produce life-threatening infections in… (More)
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2004
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2004
We report novel features of the genome sequence of Leptospira interrogans serovar Copenhageni, a highly invasive spirochete… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Recombinant leptospiral outer membrane proteins (OMPs) can elicit immunity to leptospirosis in a hamster infection model… (More)
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2001
2001
Leptospira interrogans is an important mammalian pathogen. Transmission from an environmental source requires adaptations to a… (More)
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