Emergence, control and re-emerging leptospirosis: dynamics of infection in the changing world.
- Autores: Collares-Pereira M, Ellis WA, Hartskeerl RA
- Ano de Publicação: 2011
- Journal: Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Emergence%2C+control+and+re-emerging+leptospirosis%3A+dynamics+of+infection+in+the+changing+world
Globally, leptospirosis poses an increasing public health problem, as evidenced by markedly increasing incidence rates and multiple outbreaks in all continents. Yet, the disease is severely neglected and hence, its global burden is largely unknown.