Leptospirosis

Known as: fort bragg fever, mud fever, swamp fever 
A contagious bacterial infection caused by spirochetes of the genus Leptospira. Humans are infected by contact with water and soil which have been… (More)
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Review
2015
Review
2015
Leptospirosis is a widespread and potentially fatal zoonosis that is endemic in many tropical regions and causes large epidemics… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
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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Review
2008
Review
2008
OBJECTIVES Leptospirosis continues to be a significant zoonosis of the developing world. Globalization, in the context of… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Leptospirosis has been recognized as an emerging global public health problem because of its increasing incidence in both… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We collected acute-phase serum samples from febrile patients at 2 major hospitals in Dhaka, Bangladesh, during an outbreak of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Leptospirosis is a reemerging infectious disease in California. Leptospirosis is the most widespread zoonosis throughout the… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
In the past decade, leptospirosis has emerged as a globally important infectious disease. It occurs in urban environments of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Leptospirosis has, traditionally, been considered a sporadic rural disease. We describe a large urban outbreak of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
In October 1995, epidemic "hemorrhagic fever," without jaundice or renal manifestations, was reported in rural Nicaragua… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Leptospirosis, a zoonosis that occurs throughout the world but is most commonly seen in tropical climates [1], is caused by… (More)
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