Severe Leptospirosis in Non-tropical Areas: a Nationwide, Multicentre, Retrospective Study in French ICUs

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Desmopressin and Dexamethasone Adjunctive Treatment for Leptospirosis

Background: Pulmonary involvement in leptospirosis has been reported to be on the increase and is emerging as the main cause of death due to leptospirosis in many countries, including Thai...

Immune Response After Leptospirosis Infection

Leptospirosis is a zoonotic infection induced by pathogen bacteria (genus: Leptospira) growing in water polluted by animal fluids. Due to its 10 fold occurence in French overseas aera, and...

Seroprevalence Study to Evaluate the Persistence of Anti-leptospira Antibody in Subjects Vaccinated With Spirolept® Vaccine

The study aims to assess antibody persistence induced by Spirolept® vaccination in subjects who received at least 4 doses (2 doses two weeks apart and 2 booster doses) and no more than a ...

Scrub Typhus RDT Study

Fever is one of most common presenting complaints in clinics in tropical countries. Rickettsial infections, enteric fever and leptospirosis are common and important causes of undifferentia...

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Severe leptospirosis in a patient with positive serological test for spotted fever rickettsiosis.

Here, we report a case of a 64-year-old man with severe leptospirosis infected in an area in Japan that is non-endemic to leptospirosis. Initially, findings of high-grade fever, mild generalised arthr...

Locally Acquired Leptospirosis in Expedition Racer, Manitoba, Canada.

Leptospirosis is found worldwide, except in northern regions. We report a case associated with a backcountry adventure race in Manitoba, Canada. Initially, nonspecific symptomatology and diagnostic pi...

Geographical and temporal distribution of the residual clusters of human leptospirosis in China, 2005-2016.

Human leptospirosis outbreaks still persistently occur in part of China, indicating that leptospirosis remains an important zoonotic disease in the country. Spatiotemporal pattern of the high-risk lep...

The use of ErpY-like recombinant protein from Leptospira interrogans in the development of an immunodiagnostic test for swine leptospirosis.

Swine leptospirosis poses a major problem in the agricultural sector. The gold standard for serodiagnosis of leptospirosis is Microscopic Agglutination Test (MAT). However, the limitations of this tec...

Diagnostic accuracy of leptospirosis whole-cell lateral flow assays: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Leptospirosis is under-diagnosed by clinicians in many high-incidence countries, as reference diagnostic tests are largely unavailable. Lateral flow assays (LFA) that use antigen derived from heat-tre...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Infections with bacteria of the genus LEPTOSPIRA.

A genus of question mark-shaped bacteria spirochetes which is found in fresh water that is contaminated by animal urine. It causes LEPTOSPIROSIS.

A severe form of LEPTOSPIROSIS, usually caused by LEPTOSPIRA INTERROGANS SEROVAR ICTEROHAEMORRHAGIAE and occasionally other serovars. It is transmitted to humans by the rat and is characterized by hemorrhagic and renal symptoms with accompanying JAUNDICE.

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