3. Leptospirosis

  1. Heiman F. L. Wertheim MD, PhD1,2,
  2. Peter Horby MBBS, FFPH1,2 and
  3. John P. Woodall MA, PhD3

Published Online: 11 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354690.ch3

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

How to Cite

Wertheim, H. F. L., Horby, P. and Woodall, J. P. (eds) (2012) Leptospirosis, in Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354690.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Institute of Medical Biochemistry, Centre for Health Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184403

Online ISBN: 9781444354690



  • fungal infections;
  • Leptospira, colonizing renal tubules;
  • Listeria monocytogenes, Gram-positive bacterium;
  • Lyme disease, vector-borne disease;
  • B. pseudomallei, soil and water saprophyte;
  • meningococcal meningitis;
  • melioidosis;
  • pertussis;
  • pestis, pest, bubonic plague;
  • The Plague map


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Listeriosis

  • Lyme Disease

  • Melioidosis

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

  • Noma

  • Pertussis

  • Plague