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Leptospirosis: A Silent Epidemic Disease

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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(12), 7229-7234; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph10127229
Received: 9 December 2013 / Accepted: 9 December 2013 / Published: 16 December 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Leptospirosis in the Animal—Human-Ecosystem Interface)
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This special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is dedicated to leptospirosis, an endemic zoonotic disease that is a cause of many acute undifferentiated fevers, especially in tropical countries [1,2]. While it can be debated whether leptospirosis is an emerging disease, it is evident that it is becoming an emerging public health problem. It is recognized as a disease of epidemic potential that has a significant health impact in many parts of the world. [...] View Full-Text
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Schneider, M.C.; Jancloes, M.; Buss, D.F.; Aldighieri, S.; Bertherat, E.; Najera, P.; Galan, D.I.; Durski, K.; Espinal, M.A. Leptospirosis: A Silent Epidemic Disease. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10, 7229-7234.

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