genus Leptospira


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Related to genus Leptospira: Leptospira icterohaemorrhagiae
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Noun1.genus Leptospira - very slender aerobic spirochetes; free-living or parasitic in mammals
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
family Treponemataceae, Treponemataceae - small spirochetes some parasitic or pathogenic
leptospira - important pathogens causing Weil's disease or canicola fever
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During rainy season, Leptospirosis, which is caused by bacteria of the genus Leptospira, is rampant especially in areas affected by flood.
Leptospirosis is a global zoonotic disease, endemic in tropical areas, and caused by spirochetes of the genus Leptospira (1).
Leptospirosis is a widespread and prevalent zoonotic disease caused by pathogenic spirochetes of the genus Leptospira. It is common in both temperate and tropical areas (1).
It is caused by a bacterium of genus Leptospira. It is estimated that 10 million are infected with leptospira each year and it is difficult to estimate exactly how many of them die from this condition, in large measure by which the deaths occur in countries where the deaths are not subject to routine reporting (1).
WHO defined leptospirosis as an infectious disease caused by bacteria belonging to the genus Leptospira.
Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease of global importance caused by the spirochete bacteria from the genus Leptospira. Pathogenic Leptospira inhabit the renal tubules of a wide variety of mammalian species.
Traditionally, the genus Leptospira is divided into two species, namely, L.
Leptospirosis is a transmissible bacterial disease of animals and humans caused by infection with any of the pathogenic members of the genus Leptospira. The organism is shed in the urine and milk of infected animals and may cause symptoms of renal and hepatic disease, which can be fatal.
Leptospirosis is caused by spirochetes of the genus Leptospira. Twenty-five serogroups and approximately 300 serovars belonging to 25 serogroups can infect domestic animals, wildlife, and humans.
It is caused by pathogenic spirochete bacteria of the genus leptospira that are transmitted directly or indirectly from animals to human [1].
Leptospirosis is a widely prevalent zoonotic disease, caused by pathogenic spirochetes of the genus Leptospira. It infects both animals and humans.