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George Watt



Epidemiology—recent Sri Lanka epizootic.

Diagnosis—PCR and serological methods.

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date: 28 September 2021

Leptospirosis is a worldwide zoonosis of greatest importance in the tropics that is caused by spirochaetes of the 16 species of the genus Leptospira. Rodents are the most important reservoir, with transmission of infection usually occurring through contact with contaminated water or moist soil. Organisms enter the human body through abrasions of the skin or through mucosal surfaces....

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