Urban epidemic of severe leptospirosis in Brazil Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Disease Susceptibility
  • HIV Infections
  • HIV Seropositivity
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Viral Load

abstract

  • An epidemic of leptospirosis has become a major urban health problem, associated with high mortality. Diagnostic confusion with dengue fever, another emerging infectious disease with a similar geographic distribution, prevents timely intervention that could minimise mortality.

publication date

  • September 4, 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0140-6736(99)80012-9

PubMed ID

  • 10485724

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 820

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 354

number

  • 9181