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A genus of aerobic, helical spirochetes, some species of which are pathogenic, others free-living or saprophytic. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Leptospira is a genus of spirochaete bacteria, including a small number of pathogenic and saprophytic species. Leptospirosis (also known as Weil's syndrome, canicola fever and by other names) is caused by Leptospira, which can affect humans as well as other mammals, birds, amphibians, and reptiles. As of 2012, Leptospira is divided into 20 species based on DNA hybridization studies. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Leptospira (Wikipedia)

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Leptospira sp
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zh-CN Chinese (China) 钩端螺旋体属单个未知种
Synonyms: 钩端螺旋体;钩体;钩端螺旋体单个未知种
fr-CA French (Canada) Leptospira sp
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Leptospira sp
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Leptospira sp
it-IT Italian (Italy) Leptospira sp
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Leptospira sp
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Leptospira sp
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Leptospira sp.
fr-BE French (Belgium) Leptospira sp