Leptospira Species - Leptospirosis

Human leptospirosis is an acute febrile illness that presents with many manifestations and is found worldwide. A severe form, which includes jaundice, kidney failure, and bleeding, is called Weil disease. Laboratory studies can confirm the diagnosis and determine the extent of organ involvement. Testing may include culture and/or serology.

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Content Review: 
November 2017

Last Update: July 2018