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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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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