Leptospirosis: Guidelines

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  • Recommended surveillance standards (Leptospirosis p.77) - Second edition; 1999

    WHO. Recommended surveillance standards - Second edition, 1999This document has been produced jointly by technical clusters of WHO, as well as by UNAIDS, in order to bring together WHO recommended standards for the surveillance of communicable diseases. The purpose of this manual is to be a handy reference for key elements and contact information for all communicable diseases / syndromes associated with current WHO control programmes.

    French Version (Leptospirosis p.93)

  • Zoonoses and Communicable Diseases Common to Man and Animals; 2003

    PAHO. Zoonoses and Communicable Diseases Common to Man and Animals, 2003This series provides a detailed overview of the most important historic and emerging zoonotic diseases, such as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, foot-and-mouth disease, influenza, giardiasis, Japanese encephalitis, shigellosis, and spongiform encephalopathies, with information ranging from their first appearance and most important outbreaks to the latest scientific knowledge of the diseases and their causative agents.

  • Human Leptospirosis: Guidance for Diagnosis, Surveillance and Control; 2003

    WHO. Human Leptospirosis: Guidance for Diagnosis, Surveillance and Control, 2003The target group to which these guidelines are directed consists of health workers (clinicians, laboratory technicians, microbiologists, public health workers, veterinarians and biologists with an interest in zoonoses, etc.) having no specialized knowledge of leptospirosis but who wish to be generally informed about the microorganism concerned and the disease that it may cause. This is not a handbook and avoids technical detail, but the interested reader can find further information in the Annexes and the general bibliography. 

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