Latest Leptospirosis Stories

2014-11-12 12:30:49

PARIS, November 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABIVAX, a leading European, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing anti-viral compounds and human

African Mongoose Carries Disease Deadly To Humans
2013-05-15 12:31:44

New research has identified the banded mongoose as one of the biggest public health threats in Africa.

2010-02-16 09:13:59

A team led by PhD researcher Dr Colleen Lau from the School of Population Health, has discovered the disease, known medically as leptospirosis, was traditionally a concern for males working in the agricultural and livestock industries, as it is contracted from contact with the urine of host animals.

2008-10-27 12:00:16

U.S. marine biologists say they have initiated a study of the increased incidence of leptospirosis cases in wild California sea lions.

2008-10-24 09:43:18

The Marine Mammal Center is seeing a large number of leptospirosis cases in California sea lions this year and is leading a study to determine when and why the sea lions contract this disease.

2008-10-11 21:00:13

CHENNAI: The Chennai Corporation has sent notices to two city hospitals - Julian Hospital in Perambur and National Hospital in Broadway - asking them why action should not be initiated against them for not intimating civic authorities about the diagnosis of communicable diseases.

2008-10-03 21:00:21

More than 300 people in the eastern Thai province of Chachoengsao have become ill from flood-related diseases, officials said. The Thai News Agency reported Friday that heavy and continuing rains caused recurring floods in three districts -- Phanom Sarakham, Ban Pho and Plaeng Yao.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.