Human and canine leptospirosis: serological data of São Paulo City, Brazil, 2000 to 2003

Rev Cubana Med Trop. 2005 Jan-Apr;57(1):61-2.

Abstract

Sera from humans and dogs were tested by microscopic agglutination test. Icterohaemorrhagiae was the predominant serogroup in both groups, associated with the infestation of Rattus norvegicus.

MeSH terms

  • Agglutination Tests
  • Animals
  • Brazil / epidemiology
  • Dog Diseases / diagnosis
  • Dog Diseases / epidemiology*
  • Dogs
  • Humans
  • Leptospira interrogans
  • Leptospirosis / epidemiology*
  • Leptospirosis / veterinary*
  • Rats / microbiology*
  • Weil Disease / diagnosis
  • Weil Disease / epidemiology
  • Zoonoses / epidemiology*