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Leptospira - • Leptospirosis is a zoonosis man is an...

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Leptospira ORGANISM: Genus: Leptospira Species: interrogans GENERAL CONCEPTS: As the name implies, Leptospira are spiral shape organisms. The diseases produced by Leptospira are termed "leptospirosis" and can vary from subclinical to fatal.
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Unformatted text preview: • Leptospirosis is a zoonosis; man is an accidental host via contaminated animal urine. • The leptospirosis known as "Weil's disease" was first described in 1886....
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