Tag: Icteric leptospirosis

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Pathogenesis and Clinical Manifestations of Leptospira interrogans

Pathogenesis of Leptospira interrogans Leptospires usually enter the body through the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract or the conjunctivae, or through abraded skin, following exposure to contaminated water, infected urine or animal tissues. Ingestion is considered to be less important. The severity of the leptospirosis depends on (a) host immunity, (b) virulence of […]

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