Leptospirosis ( Zoonotic Disease)


In humans, Leptospirosis can cause a wide range of symptoms, including high fever, headache, chills, muscle aches, vomiting, jaundice (yellow skin and eyes), red eyes, abdominal Pain, diarrhea and rash

Tests to diagnose: 

The blood is tested for antibodies to the bacteria.

Other tests that may be done:

  • Complete blood count (CBC)
  • Creatine kinase
  • Liver enzymes
  • Urinalysis

Leptospirosis is treated with antibiotics, such as doxycycline or penicillin

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