leptospirosis

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Synonyms for leptospirosis

an infectious disease cause by leptospira and transmitted to humans from domestic animals

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He added: "The main threat is Weils disease and the bacteria they spread from their urine.
Rats are known vectors of a number of diseases, including leptospirosis and weils disease, so their presence is always a health risk.
Rats carry a number of viruses and parasites including leptospirosis, or weils disease.
Also among the debris were groundbait bags which attract vermin and the risk of an outbreak of Weils Disease.
Health experts fear the figure could grow as rising temperatures and mild winters provide ideal breeding conditions for the rodents, who spread infections such as salmonella food poisoning and Weils Disease, which in serious cases can lead to kidney and heart failure.