Worldwide, but leptospirosis is more common in temperate or tropical climates
2 – 26 days (average of 10 days)
Signs and Symptoms
Rarely a severe form of the disease called Weil’s disease occurs when the bacteria infect other organs of the body, such as the kidneys, heart, liver, lungs, or brain
Blood and urine tests to detect the presence of the Leptospira bacteria
Generally, outcomes are good except if treatment is delayed which could lead to a life-threatening infection
Prevention: What Can You Do?
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