Leptospirosis is a disease spread by animal urine. People get infected when they come in contact with urine of infected animals or with urine-contaminated water, soil, or food.
To look at the spirochete bacterial infection I am joined by infectious disease physician, Steven LaRosa, MD.
- Antibiotics: Fluoroquinolone prescribing in the US
- Sepsis: An interview with Steven LaRosa, MD
- What is Capnocytophaga?
- Antibiotics: How to optimize the use and dosing of Vancomycin
- Epstein-Barr Virus: The red-headed step child of the Herpes Virus family
- Antibiotic stewardship: A look at penicillin allergies
- Tickborne diseases: Laboratory diagnosis and treatment
- Clostridium difficile awareness: A discussion with Steven LaRosa, MD
- Infectious disease ‘pearls’: Treatment and diagnostics
- Antibiotic resistance, the ‘post-antibiotic era’ and improving antibiotic stewardship
- Infectious diseases: Some select ‘pearls’ with Sandra Gompf, MD
- Leptospirosis outbreak prompts travel notice for Israel