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  • n. important pathogens causing Weil's disease or canicola fever

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Examples

  • On the opposing spread there are photos of crackling staphylococcus aureus, zig-zaggy leptospira, pickle-like vibrio, frightening spirillum volutans, a decaying tree, a microscope, and . . . wait for it . . . a bighorn sheep.

    Review of the Day: The Invisible ABCs

  • Yan KT, Ellis WA, Mackie DP, Taylor MJ, McDowell SWJ, et al. (1999) Development of an elisa to detect antibodies to a protective lipopolysaccharide fraction of leptospira borgpetersenii serovar hardjo in cattle.

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  • McParland PJ, Bryson DG, Cassells JA (1986) Prevalence of leptospira infection in aborted pigs in northern-ireland.

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  • Feresu SB (1992) Isolation of leptospira interrogans from kidneys of zimbabwe beef cattle.

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  • Cuba gave 2.4 million people two doses of a leptospira nosode as homeoprophylaxis against an expected outbreak of leptospirisis (a bacterial infection spread by rats) after unusually heavy rainfall.

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  • Cuba gave 2.4 million people two doses of a leptospira nosode as homeoprophylaxis against an expected outbreak of leptospirosis (a bacterial infection spread by rats, or by contaminated water) after unusually heavy rainfall.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • The assay will be a useful tool for differential diagnosis of dengue fever in a situation where a number of other clinically indistinguishable infectious diseases like malaria, chikungunya, rickettsia and leptospira occur.

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  • "This leptospira bacteria loves stagnant water, so we plead to the farming communities and general public at large to take extra precaution during this period and after flood waters recede," Chand explained.

    Fijilive.com - Gateway to Fiji Islands - News

  • "The flood water coming in from the interior and mountains, where the feral/wild pigs live will bring in the leptospira bacteria (spirochaete) down to farming areas.

    Fijilive.com - Gateway to Fiji Islands - News

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