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Volume 82, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

We tested paired sera from 584 febrile persons in an low-income urban community in Bangladesh for evidence of infection. A total of 8.4% of the persons met criteria for definite or probable infection. Persons with leptospirosis were older than those with undifferentiated fever in this population. The dominant infecting serogroups in Bangladesh differed from serogroups commonly reported in nearby regions.

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  • Received : 21 Sep 2009
  • Accepted : 02 Mar 2010
  • Published online : 04 Jun 2010

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