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Related to leptospira: Leptospira icterohaemorrhagiae
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Noun1.leptospira - important pathogens causing Weil's disease or canicola fever
spirochaete, spirochete - parasitic or free-living bacteria; many pathogenic to humans and other animals
genus Leptospira - very slender aerobic spirochetes; free-living or parasitic in mammals
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Nutrient medium for leptospira (base) emjh or analogue, enrichment additive for the cultivation of leptospira emjh or analog
Approximately 1 month after the flood, the Louisiana Office of Public Health received notification through electronic laboratory reporting of two patients with serologic evidence of leptospirosis (immunoglobulin M antibodies to Leptospira species).
USDA Exemptions Help Reduce Live Animal Use in Leptospira Vaccine Potency Testing
Leptospirosis is a disease contracted when floodwaters contaminated with leptospira bacteria from rat urine or feces enter the body through the eyes, nose, mouth or open wounds.
Warm, moist conditions are perfect for the hardy Leptospira bacteria to survive outside the host, but the bacteria can last for extended periods of time in surface waters, even puddles.
Las cepas patogenas de Leptospira interrogans poseen capacidad de infectar a un amplio numero de hospederos que incluyen al hombre y animales, causando enfermedad que cursa con cuadro clinico agudo, algunas veces fatal, en los hospederos accidentales, o cronico asintomatico en los hospederos que actuan como reservorios naturales (Zuerner, 2015).
18 Leptospira positive horses based on ELISA and 9 healthy horses were included in the study.
It is caused by pathogenic spirochete bacteria of the genus leptospira that are transmitted directly or indirectly from animals to human [1].
Over 20 serogroups and more than 250 serovars of Leptospira have been reported worldwide.