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Research & Reviews  718 results

Surface proteomics and label-free quantification of Leptospira interrogans serovar Pomona.
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Techawiwattanaboon T, Thaibankluay P et. al.

Nov 30th, 2021 - Leptospirosis is a re-emerging zoonosis with a global distribution. Surface-exposed outer membrane proteins (SE-OMPs) are crucial for bacterial-host interactions. SE-OMPs locate and expose their epitope on cell surface where is easily accessed by ...

A machine learning model of microscopic agglutination test for diagnosis of leptospirosis.
PloS One; Oyamada Y, Ozuru R et. al.

Nov 17th, 2021 - Leptospirosis is a zoonosis caused by the pathogenic bacterium Leptospira. The Microscopic Agglutination Test (MAT) is widely used as the gold standard for diagnosis of leptospirosis. In this method, diluted patient serum is mixed with serotype-de...

Serologic titers to Leptospira in vaccinated pigs and interpretation for surveillance.
PloS One; Schommer SK, Harrison N et. al.

Nov 17th, 2021 - Diagnosis and surveillance of pathogenic Leptospira is difficult as organisms may be intermittently shed and in small numbers. Therefore, serologic testing by the microscopic agglutination test (MAT) is the primary screening method for leptospiros...

Epidemiology of leptospirosis in Tanzania: A review of the current status, serogroup di...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Motto SK, Shirima GM et. al.

Nov 17th, 2021 - Tanzania is among the tropical countries of Sub-Saharan Africa with the environmental conditions favorable for transmission of Leptospira. Leptospirosis is a neglected zoonotic disease, and although there are several published reports from Tanzani...

Mongooses (Urva auropunctata) as reservoir hosts of Leptospira species in the United St...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Cranford HM, Browne AS et. al.

Nov 16th, 2021 - During 2019-2020, the Virgin Islands Department of Health investigated potential animal reservoirs of Leptospira spp., the bacteria that cause leptospirosis. In this cross-sectional study, we investigated Leptospira spp. exposure and carriage in t...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  9 results

Study of the Incidence of Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction in Leptospirosis Patients in New Caledonia

Nov 4th, 2021 - The objective of the study is to estimate the incidence of Jarisch-Herxheimer Reactions (JHR) during antibiotic treatment of human leptospirosis cases in New Caledonia. Secondary objectives of the study are to describe the JHR during leptospirosis...

Leptospirosis Registry Gathers Knowledge on Epidemiology, Clinical Course, Prognostic Factors and Molecular Characteristics for Invasive Leptospirosis Disease

Apr 28th, 2021 - Leptospirosis is a worldwide zoonotic diseases caused by pathogenic Leptospira spp. Human are accidental hosts, who acquired infections after exposition to animal urine, contaminated water or soil, infected tissue. During bacteremia, Leptospira sp...

Cohort of Hospitalized Patients Suspected of Leptospirosis

Mar 26th, 2021 - COLEPT is a prospective interventional study that intends to better inform about leptospirosis, a neglected zoonotic infectious disease. During prospective follow-up of hospitalized acute leptospirosis cases, the participants will be assessed duri...

Comparing Two Antibiotic Therapy Periods (3 Versus 7 Days) in Patients With Mild Leptospirosis and Seen at the Hospital in 5 French Overseas Departments (Martinique, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Reun...

Dec 26th, 2019 - Leptospirosis is a globally distributed neglected tropical disease affecting subtropical and tropical areas, such as the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean, with favorable climatic conditions for disease transmission. It shows a strong seasonality, wi...

Severe Leptospirosis in Non-tropical Areas

May 16th, 2019 - Leptospirosis is a worldwide zoonosis. The infection is acquired through contact with animal urine on contaminated soil. It is an important remerging infectious disease because of its increasing incidence. Leptospirosis is most common in tropical ...

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News  19 results

Renal Replacement Therapy in a Patient Diagnosed With Pancreatitis Secondary to Severe Leptospirosis
Jose C. Maria-Rios, MD, Gerald L. Marin-Garcia, MD et. al.

Dec 4th, 2020 - Leptospirosis (LS) is considered the most common and widespread zoonotic disease in the world. Numerous outbreaks have occurred in the past 10 years.

Advice for Providers Treating Patients in or Recently Returned from Hurricane-Affected Areas, Including Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands - Health Alert Network (HAN) No. 408

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with federal, state, territorial, and local agencies and global health partners in response to recent hurricanes. CDC is aware of media reports and anecdotal accounts of various infec...

After Hurricane Florence, Significant Worry Over Infectious Diseases

Sep 21st, 2018 - Infectious diseases and injuries are significant concerns after Hurricane Florence, and experts also remain vigilant about the disease threat resulting from destruction of the numerous hog farms in the Carolinas and the runoff from hog waste lagoo...

Kawasaki disease: New info to enhance our index of suspicion
Pediatric News;

May 30th, 2018 - Other factors that have classically increased suspicion are winter/early spring presentation in North America, male gender (1. 5:1 ratio to females), and Asian (particularly Japanese) ancestry.

Initial Public Health Laboratory Response After Hurricane Maria - Puerto Rico, 2017

Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, causing major damage to infrastructure and severely limiting access to potable water, electric power, transportation, and communications. Public services that were affected includ...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →