Leptospira

Known as: leptospiral 
A genus of Gram-negative, aerobic, flexible, spiral-shaped, spirochete with internal flagella in the phylum Spirochaetes.
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease that has emerged as an important cause of morbidity and mortality among impoverished… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Available serological diagnostics do not allow the confirmation of clinically suspected leptospirosis at the early acute phase of… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Leptospira biflexa is a free-living saprophytic spirochete present in aquatic environments. We determined the genome sequence of… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Leptospira are the parasitic bacterial organisms associated with a broad range of mammalian hosts and are responsible for severe… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Proteins with bacterial immunoglobulin-like (Big) domains, such as the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis invasin and Escherichia coli… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Leptospirosis is an emerging infectious disease. The differential diagnosis of leptospirosis is difficult due to the… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Leptospirosis is the most wide spread zoonosis worldwide; it is present in all continents except Antarctica and evidence for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
There is an urgent need for development of new serodiagnostic strategies for leptospirosis, an emerging zoonosis with worldwide… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Leptospira interrogans are zoonotic pathogens that have been linked to a recent increased incidence of morbidity and mortality in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We studied a dipstick assay for the detection of Leptospira-specific immunoglobulin M (IgM) antibodies in human serum samples. A… (More)
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