Definition of Leptospira
1. Noun. Important pathogens causing Weil's disease or canicola fever.
Medical Definition of Leptospira
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leptospira
Literary usage of Leptospira
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"Morphology, Cultural Properties, and Virulence of the Strain of leptospira Isolated in Merida. The morphological features and cultural properties of the ..."
2. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1920)
"Immune serum was prepared in rabbits by injecting different strains of the Guayaquil leptospira. These sera had marked agglutinating and disintegrating ..."
3. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1921)
"are analogous with those of syphilis, and contain Treponema pertenue in large numbers in practically pure culture. YELLOW FEVER (leptospira ..."
4. General Medicine (1920)
"Careful but by no means exhaustive dark- field searches for the leptospira with fresh specimens of blood from the remaining cases of yellow fever ..."
5. Bacteriology, General, Pathological and Intestinal by Arthur Isaac Kendall (1921)
"Guinea-pigs are the most satisfactory experimental animals for the study of the pathogenicity of the leptospira. The incubation period is from three to six ..."