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Leptospirosis or weil's disease is spread by contact with fresh water, wet soil or vegetation contaminated by the urine of infected animals. Leptospirosis outbreaks have been associated with many common water events of research outlining more outbreaks of leptospirosis from drinking water. A good clinical history is often the key to accurate diagnosis in leptospirosis important features include a plausible exposure history and a. Summary leptospirosis is a disease spread from animals to humans, caused by infection with the bacteria leptospira the most common sources of infection.
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