Possible Causes for Leptospira in USA

  • Weil's Disease
    Leptospira

    Weil's disease is a severe and potentially life-threatening zoonotic infection caused by Leptospira, a spirochetal bacterial pathogen. […] A definite diagnosis, however, is made after confirming Leptospira in urine, blood, or CSF obtained from the patient. […] Leptospirosis is a widely recognized infection caused by a spirochetal bacteria, Leptospira spp., and virtually any region of the world is considered to be endemic for this[1]

  • Leptospirosis
    Weil's Disease Leptospira

    Leptospirosis is caused by the Leptospira species which is a spirochaete bacterium. […] Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that is caused by the pathogenic spirochetes of the genus Leptospira. […] Leptospirosis is caused by the Leptospira species of bacteria which are coiled aerobic gram-negative organisms.[2]

  • Fort Bragg Fever
    Leptospira Interrogans Leptospira
  • Leptospiral Meningitis
    Leptospira
  • Babesiosis
    Weil's Disease Leptospirosis

    Babesiosis is an infectious tick-borne caused by protozoa of the genus Babesia. The symptoms manifested in cases of babesiosis are similar to symptoms of malaria. The extent of the symptoms depends on the extent of RBC destruction due to the parasite. The range can be from no overt symptoms to severe…[3]

  • Relapsing Fever
    Weil's Disease Leptospirosis

    Relapsing fever is a condition characterized by episodes of fever, headache, myalgias, arthralgias, and nausea followed by a few days of improvement after which there is a recurrence of symptoms. It is caused by some species of Borrelia spirochetes and can be of two types: the tick-borne relapsing fever and the…[4]

  • Kawasaki Disease
    Weil's Disease

    Kawasaki disease (Kawasaki syndrome, mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome) is a systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology that primarily affects infants and children. Symptoms include a fever lasting more than 5 days, macular-papular erythematous rash, adenopathy, bilateral conjunctival injection and swelling of the…[5]

  • Viral Meningitis
    Weil's Disease

    Viral meningitis, as the name suggests, is a viral disease that causes inflammation of the meninges which are essentially membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord. Individuals with poor immune system are more prone to develop viral infections. The symptoms of viral meningitis often mimic those of bacterial…[6]

  • Yellow Fever
    Weil's Disease Leptospirosis

    Yellow fever is an acute arbovirus infection. It is transmitted by the bite of the yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti) and other species. Yellow fever has an incubation period of five to six days. In the initial phase that lasts for three to four days, there is mild fever with rigors and chills and yellowing of the…[7]

  • Typhoid Fever
    Weil's Disease

    Typhoid fever (enteric fever) is a multisystemic bacterial disease caused by salmonella typhi. Common symptoms include fever, malaise, bradycardia, headache, abdominal pain, and constipation. As the clinical presentation of typhoid fever is variable, and since it is a potentially fatal condition, treatment is presumptively…[8]

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  1. Weil's Disease, Symptoma
  2. Leptospirosis, Symptoma
  3. Babesiosis, Symptoma
  4. Relapsing Fever, Symptoma
  5. Kawasaki Disease, Symptoma
  6. Viral Meningitis, Symptoma
  7. Yellow Fever, Symptoma
  8. Typhoid Fever, Symptoma