Agent Name

Leptospira

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

Humans are exposed directly by contact with the urine or tissues of infected wild and domestic animals or indirectly through urine-contaminated water (lakes, streams, sewers, and swimming pools) or urine-contaminated soil or plants.

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Diseases

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