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Research & Reviews  1,823 results

A prospective study to evaluate the accuracy of rapid diagnostic tests for diagnosis of...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0009159
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Dinhuzen J, Limothai U et. al.

Feb 19th, 2021 - Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) have become widely used in low-resource settings for leptospirosis diagnostic. This study aims to evaluate the diagnostic performance of the five commercially available RDTs to detect human IgM against Leptospira spp....

Development of an In-House ELISA as an alternative method for the serodiagnosis of lept...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.01.074
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Niloofa R, Karunanayake L et. al.

Feb 8th, 2021 - Leptospirosis is most often clinically diagnosed and a laboratory test with high diagnostic accuracies is required. IgM and IgG-ELISAs using Leptospira antigens were established and evaluated in relation to the Microscopic Agglutination Test (MAT)...

Discriminant value of automated leucocyte VCS parameters in the detection of tropical i...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jcla.23723
Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis; Muthunatarajan S, Basavaiah SH et. al.

Feb 4th, 2021 - In India, infectious diseases are a leading treatable cause of morbidity and mortality. Mangalore being endemic to many vector-borne diseases, their incidence is known to show seasonal variations with sharp increase during monsoon. Leucocytes have...

Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices regarding Leptospirosis among Visitors to a Recreati...
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0306
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Shafie NJ, Abdul Halim NS et. al.

Feb 3rd, 2021 - Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease and a worldwide public health problem that affects mainly high-risk groups. Characterizing knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) among high-risk groups is important to develop appropriate prevention programs. ...

Newly Diagnosed Leptospirosis and Subsequent Hemorrhagic Stroke: A Nationwide Populatio...
https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.029998
Stroke Li KY, Chou MC et. al.

Jan 26th, 2021 - Preceding infection as an important risk factor for ischemic stroke has been reported but neglected for hemorrhagic stroke, especially in young and middle-aged patients. This study investigates whether newly diagnosed leptospirosis is associated w...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1,833 results

A prospective study to evaluate the accuracy of rapid diagnostic tests for diagnosis of...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0009159
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Dinhuzen J, Limothai U et. al.

Feb 19th, 2021 - Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) have become widely used in low-resource settings for leptospirosis diagnostic. This study aims to evaluate the diagnostic performance of the five commercially available RDTs to detect human IgM against Leptospira spp....

Development of an In-House ELISA as an alternative method for the serodiagnosis of lept...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.01.074
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Niloofa R, Karunanayake L et. al.

Feb 8th, 2021 - Leptospirosis is most often clinically diagnosed and a laboratory test with high diagnostic accuracies is required. IgM and IgG-ELISAs using Leptospira antigens were established and evaluated in relation to the Microscopic Agglutination Test (MAT)...

Discriminant value of automated leucocyte VCS parameters in the detection of tropical i...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jcla.23723
Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis; Muthunatarajan S, Basavaiah SH et. al.

Feb 4th, 2021 - In India, infectious diseases are a leading treatable cause of morbidity and mortality. Mangalore being endemic to many vector-borne diseases, their incidence is known to show seasonal variations with sharp increase during monsoon. Leucocytes have...

Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices regarding Leptospirosis among Visitors to a Recreati...
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0306
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Shafie NJ, Abdul Halim NS et. al.

Feb 3rd, 2021 - Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease and a worldwide public health problem that affects mainly high-risk groups. Characterizing knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) among high-risk groups is important to develop appropriate prevention programs. ...

Newly Diagnosed Leptospirosis and Subsequent Hemorrhagic Stroke: A Nationwide Populatio...
https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.029998
Stroke Li KY, Chou MC et. al.

Jan 26th, 2021 - Preceding infection as an important risk factor for ischemic stroke has been reported but neglected for hemorrhagic stroke, especially in young and middle-aged patients. This study investigates whether newly diagnosed leptospirosis is associated w...

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News  7 results

Indian state battles 'rat fever' outbreak after worst floods in a century
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-floods/indian-state-battles-rat-fever-outbreak-after-worst-floods-in-a-century-idUSKCN1LJ17P

Sep 3rd, 2018 - NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The southern Indian state of Kerala is battling an outbreak of a bacterial disease that authorities suspect has killed dozens of people since mid-August after the worst flooding in a century. An aerial view shows a partially ...

Extreme Athlete, 18, With Worsening Cough
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/110917/infectious-diseases/extreme-athlete-18-worsening-cough/page/0/3

Jul 26th, 2016 - Laboratory work-up Diagnosis of leptospirosis is challenging. 21 Laboratory tests vary, depending on the timing and stage of infection, and are mostly unavailable in resource-poor countries.

World's Most Widespread Zoonotic Disease Poses New Risks
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/805280

Jun 16th, 2013 - Leptospirosis: The Most Widespread Zoonotic Disease Emerging diseases are always a concern for clinicians. But, in addition to new diseases, existing diseases may sometime reemerge as significant public health threats. New information tells us tha...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →