Leptospira

B. Adler, A. De La Peña Moctezuma

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8 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPathogenesis of Bacterial Infections in Animals: Fourth Edition
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages527-547
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9780813812373
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 May 2010

Keywords

  • Dogs - source of infection
  • Leptospira
  • Leptospiral cultures - maintained by repeated subculture
  • Leptospirosis - systemic disease of humans and domestic animals
  • Renal carrier state - important factor in persistence and epidemiology of leptospirosis
  • Rhinoceroses, wild carnivores, peccaries, marine mammals, opossums, deer, raccoons - reservoirs of pathogenic leptospires

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