Today's Daily Dose: Leptospirosis

Today's Daily Dose: Leptospirosis

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Jan 31, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
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“The results of the study indicated that the real-time PCR assay detected at least six leptospiral serovars (canicola, icterohaemorrhagiae, grippotyphosa, pomona, bratislava and hardjo) that are pathogenic in dogs, and that the assay is able to detect organisms in canine urine samples.”

—Bethany Howe, DVM, and Diane Monsein Levitan, VMD, DACVIM

From ACVIM Abstracts: Genetic methods of detection may spur greater understanding, control of leptospirosis