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Research Project: Intervention Strategies for Spirochete Diseases

Location: Infectious Bacterial Diseases Research

Title: Role of diagnostics in epidemiology, management, surveillance, and control of leptospirosis

Author
item SYKES, J. - University Of California, Davis
item REAGAN, K. - University Of California, Davis
item Nally, Jarlath
item GALLOWAY, R. - Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC) - United States
item HAAKE, D. - University Of California (UCLA)

Submitted to: Pathogens
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: 3/22/2022
Publication Date: 3/24/2022
Citation: Sykes, J., Reagan, K., Nally, J.E., Galloway, R., Haake, D. 2022. Role of diagnostics in epidemiology, management, surveillance, and control of leptospirosis. Pathogens. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens11040395.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens11040395

Interpretive Summary: This is a review manuscript on diagnostic methods for animal and human leptospirosis, and how they can be used to inform on the epidemiology, management, surveillance and control of this zoonotic disease.

Technical Abstract: This manuscript reviews current knowledge related to diagnostic methods for animal and human leptospirosis and how diagnostics can be used to inform on epidemiology, management actions, surveillance and control strategies for this zoonotic disease. The information will be of interest to regulatory personnel, public health officials, researchers, and producer who have interests or responsibilities in areas in which leptospirosis may be an issue.