Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock

SYMPOSIUM
Year
: 2008  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 21--33

Leptospirosis: The «DQ»mysterious«DQ» mimic


Ricardo Izurieta1, Sagar Galwankar2, Angela Clem2 
1 Dr. Donald L. Price Center for Parasite Repository and Education, Tampa, FL, USA
2 Department of Global Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC 56, Tampa, FL 33612, USA

Correspondence Address:
Angela Clem
Department of Global Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC 56, Tampa, FL 33612
USA

Leptospirosis is a potentially fatal bacterial disease that can display a wide array of clinical presentations thus mimicking better-known illnesses. Although, leptospirosis is primarily a zoonotic disease, it frequently inflicts severe illness and death on communities around the globe. A comprehensive overview of the disease in wake of the 2006 outbreaks in India is hereby presented and discussed.


How to cite this article:
Izurieta R, Galwankar S, Clem A. Leptospirosis: The "mysterious" mimic.J Emerg Trauma Shock 2008;1:21-33


How to cite this URL:
Izurieta R, Galwankar S, Clem A. Leptospirosis: The "mysterious" mimic. J Emerg Trauma Shock [serial online] 2008 [cited 2022 Aug 19 ];1:21-33
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