Leptospirosis (A27)

Clinical Information for Leptospirosis (A27)

Leptospirosis - Infections with bacteria of the genus LEPTOSPIRA.

Weil Disease - A severe form of LEPTOSPIROSIS, usually caused by LEPTOSPIRA INTERROGANS SEROVAR ICTEROHAEMORRHAGIAE and occasionally other serovars. It is transmitted to humans by the rat and is characterized by hemorrhagic and renal symptoms with accompanying JAUNDICE.

Leptospirosis - Infections with bacteria of the genus LEPTOSPIRA.

Weil Disease - A severe form of LEPTOSPIROSIS, usually caused by LEPTOSPIRA INTERROGANS SEROVAR ICTEROHAEMORRHAGIAE and occasionally other serovars. It is transmitted to humans by the rat and is characterized by hemorrhagic and renal symptoms with accompanying JAUNDICE.

Scrub Typhus - An acute infectious disease caused by ORIENTIA TSUTSUGAMUSHI. It is limited to eastern and southeastern Asia, India, northern Australia, and the adjacent islands. Characteristics include the formation of a primary cutaneous lesion at the site of the bite of an infected mite, fever lasting about two weeks, and a maculopapular rash.

Orientia tsutsugamushi - A gram-negative, rod-shaped to coccoid bacterium. It is the etiologic agent of SCRUB TYPHUS in humans and is transmitted by mites from rodent reservoirs.

Leptospira - A genus of aerobic, helical spirochetes, some species of which are pathogenic, others free-living or saprophytic.

Leptospira - A genus of aerobic, helical spirochetes, some species of which are pathogenic, others free-living or saprophytic.